French Quarter (New Orleans, LA)
By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
1027 Chartres StreetDanny Barker CondosFrench Quarter Condos        The seven units that made up the Danny Barker House were a listing of mine several years ago. It was a real experience to be involved in the planning stages, conversion to condos, and the construction phase. The location was great and the experience was as well.       The condos were much like new construction as the bricks and some of the beams were the only old thing. Everything else was new but made to look the period. When you have an almost new building you can get 20-25% more for the units. Technically its not new but everything in them is new.       The from units facing the street are also worth more. The to upstairs units with balconies always sell for more. These were the first two units to sell s these units ...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
French Quarter Courtyards and Gardens Many of them in Condos       Many of these courtyards are not easily seen from the street but there will be several on each street. Wanted to share what you can see and maany that you will not see.  A condo with a nice courtyard and pool do add value to your condo.  Its a great place to enjoy and have a quiet snack and drink. You can grow so many nice things in containers that add so much color in the Spring, Summer and Fall in New Orleaans.         Courtyard to Supreme Court House off Conti Street in New Orleans Beaugard Keyes Gardens, Corner of Chartes and Ursulines  Hidden Courtyards at 837 Royal Street Exchange Alley in the Quarter of Conti Street Historic Beaugard Keyes Home on Chartres Street Fountain and Blooming Plants in Condo Courtyard, h...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
The Mississippi River Flows by the  New Orleans French Quarter       The Reason New Orleans was settled by the French in 1718 was its position and high ground on the Mississippi River. Today it is a must see place and it runs from Elysian Fields to Canal Street with plenty of access fromt he French Quarter.        This first photo is of the setting sun in the early evening. We are looking east but it is the West Bank of New Orleans. The name Crescent City means the Mississippi is making a big curve on its way to the Guld of Mexico.    Sunrise on the Mississippi looking down river to the Bywater Neighborhood from the River Walk Looking at the West Babk of New Orleans as you appraoch the River Walk Park which goes all the way to the Convention Center The Immigrant Statue in Waldenberg Pa...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
French Quarter Condos and Balconies       French Quarter Balconies are one of the most sought out features of condos in the New Orleans French Quarter Condo Market.  The numbers do not show up in the square footage prices but they are worth thousands of dollars.  Its the feel and views to have a street balcony that tops the list. There are 2 types of balconies...The Gallery and a standard balcony. Many times they are just grouped togeather.       A Gallery is connected to the ground which allows them to be larger and have roofs. They are supported by columns and can be as high as three stories. Just open your window and hop out. Most condo units that face the street do not have doors to get out. Just crawl out the window.  Many of the interior balconies do have french doors to exit tha...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
1027 Chartres StreetDanny Barker CondosFrench Quarter Condos        The seven units that made up the Danny Barker House were a listing of mine several years ago. It was a real experience to be involved in the planning stages, conversion to condos, and the construction phase. The location was great and the experience was as well.       The condos were much like new construction as the bricks and some of the beams were the only old thing. Everything else was new but made to look the period. When you have an almost new building you can get 20-25% more for the units. Technically its not new but everything in them is new.       The from units facing the street are also worth more. The to upstairs units with balconies always sell for more. These were the first two units to sell s these units ...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
1020 Esplanade Avenue CondosFrench Quarter CondosFormally "Italian Hall"       The 1020 Esplande Condos that has 24 units spread over 3 floors in the main building and more surrounding the courtyard.  This was once an Italian Hall for Italian immigrants that settled in this area of town. Converted to condos in the 1990's.      A couple of thing separates this condo complex from many in the French Quarter. The units have parking in a gated lot about 100ft. from the back door on Baracks and N. Rampart. The nicest feature is the large common area that has a pool, fountain, open space,an outdoor kitchen and that tropical feel.       Many of  the units are of different floor plans and sizes. Some have balconies, great views, no views, patios, one bedrooms, two bedrooms and three bedrooms. So...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
Walking the Streets of the French Quarter       As a real estate agent and avid photographer the French Quarter is always alive with things to do and see.  Many times it can be quiet however and that is when the buildings just pop out at you. So lets take a quick waalk around the French Quarter and see the streets.         These are streets with few people, want to focus on the buildings and the streets. No car or no people. It's like history is stopped.          Colorful Cottages in New Orleans French Quarter Royal Street and St. Ann, Rounded Corners Corner of Chartres and St. Phillip, A Hotel Barracks Balcony looking down the Street Townhome in the French Quarter Chartres Street Corner, so may colorful corners The wives and girl friends are just steps from shopping....Delightful Bric...
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