The neighborhood of Fairgrounds can be found in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
Fairgrounds has a character that caters to a fairly diverse group of people. Most areas in Fairgrounds are reasonably quiet, as the streets are usually peaceful. However, green spaces are very well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in, which makes them easy to reach from the majority of locations in this part of the city. Finally, although this neighborhood is not known for its lively ambience, with its a few bars, there are options for nighttime activities.
In Fairgrounds, roughly 40% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes are the main alternatives in the housing stock. The properties in this neighborhood are very old, because about 70% of its dwellings were constructed before the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s. This part of New Orleans has a selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy about 55% of the properties in the neighborhood while owners occupy the remainder.
In Fairgrounds, house owners will almost always be able to get to primary as well as high schools by walking. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Regarding food, a supermarket is usually accessible within a very short walk from most homes for sale in Fairgrounds. Likewise, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of options, and residents can enjoy a few cafes as well. It is also a reasonably short walk to a good choice of clothing stores.
Walking is reasonably feasible for residents in this part of New Orleans; running day-to-day errands is easy on foot, and there are also a good number of businesses nearby. Getting around by transit can be at times challenging in Fairgrounds as a result of the infrequent service. Thankfully, property owners benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. In contrast, traveling by car is convenient in this neighborhood. It is a short drive to the closest highway from any home in this area, and parking is quite easy.