The neighborhood of French Quarter is situated within the city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
French Quarter offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. There are a very large number of things to do in this part of the city for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Even though the streets are often busy with people, there are numerous nearby entertainment venues, and finding one of the over 100 nightlife venues is very easy as they are generally located very close by. Bourbon Street in particular offers a wide variety of bars. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to enjoy and they are especially well-situated, making it easy to reach them.
In French Quarter, about 55% of the dwellings are small apartment buildings, while large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This area has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between renters and home owners is about even. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood happened pre-1960.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this area. Additionally, there are over 250 restaurants and approximately 40 coffee shops to enjoy in French Quarter. Residents have access to countless nearby clothing stores, for example along Saint Louis Street. In terms of education, in French Quarter, house buyers will typically be able to access both primary and secondary schools by walking. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.
This area affords property owners the choice between a diversity of means of transportation. Home buyers can count on public transit to get around in this neighborhood as a consequence of a few nearby bus lines. A car is also a reasonably good transportation option in this part of the city. It is easy to access a place to park, and it is a short car ride to the closest highway from anywhere in French Quarter. It is especially convenient for pedestrians to get around in this neighborhood; most common errands can be run on foot, and innumerable businesses of different types can be found as well.