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Eclectic Shops and Friendly Neighbors in Vibrant Mid-City

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Mid-City New Orleans is a thriving, centrally located neighborhood offering charming houses and an indelible sense of community. It has historic buildings, a streetcar line and sidewalks throughout the area. From Mid-City, New Orleans residents can reach the Central Business District, Uptown attractions like the Audubon Zoo and the New Orleans International Airport in less than 15 minutes. Known for its flared columns, “California Bungalow” is the primary architectural style. The average price of active listings in Mid-City for a 12-month period was about $322,000, with an average price of $190 per square foot. The average size of houses sold was 1,800 square feet.

  • Parks/Outdoor

    City Park, one of the region’s signature parks and one of the oldest urban parks in the country, is located in Mid-City New Orleans. Its 1,300-acre area holds the world’s largest stand of mature live oak trees, the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, the New Orleans Botanical Garden, an 18-hole golf course, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park and 26 tennis courts. There are also extensive biking and jogging paths. Another beloved and well-known Mid-City amenity is the Fair Grounds Race Course, a thoroughbred racetrack and home to Jazz Fest, the popular outdoor music festival.

     
  • Shopping

    With nearby supermarkets, pharmacies, wine and butcher shops, edgy and upscale clothing stores, home, garden and gift boutiques, Mid-City New Orleans has plenty to offer. Residential areas feature large numbers of walkable, locally owned retail. The neighborhood also has mixed-use developments, with both large anchor tenants and small stores. Mid-City’s central location makes it easy for residents to reach Lakeside Mall in nearby Metairie, as well as upscale department stores on the riverfront, in less than 15 minutes.

     

Residents of Mid-City often send their children to these charter schools: