Discover the Fairgrounds New Orleans Neighborhood
By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Fairgrounds Neighborhood New OrleansSurrounding the Fair Grounds Race Course in Mid City, the Fairgrounds neighborhood is mostly residential, with the architecture dominated by raised cottages, shotguns, and townhouse style homes that sit on long, narrower lots. Bordered by Bayou St. John, you'll find City Park, the New Orleans Museum of Art, and plenty of outdoor activities nearby. Buyer beware, though! For 2 weekends each spring, the Fairgrounds neighborhood is inundated with both locals and tourists during Jazz Fest. If you don't have off street parking, you'll need to butter up that neighbor that does so you don't get stuck schlepping groceries from blocks away. What do residents love about the neighborhood? Diversity, walkability, neighbors, peaceful, charm, welcoming. These are al...