The neighborhood of Gert Town is located in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
Gert Town offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. Although this part of New Orleans is not known for its lively atmosphere, with the nightlife venues in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink as they are generally located very close by. On the other hand, public green spaces are especially well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to enjoy, making them easy to access.
The average year of construction for houses in Gert Town is 1959. Large apartment buildings are the main housing type, representing roughly one third of the dwellings in this area, and the remaining properties are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. About three quarters of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas the rest are owners. This area also has a selection of unit sizes - houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
House buyers in this neighborhood will be pleased to learn that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away. Moreover, Gert Town is a good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. It is also a rather short walk to a decent selection of clothing stores. Concerning education, property buyers will welcome that no matter where their home is located in this part of New Orleans, primary as well as high schools are nearby.
Gert Town is a very convenient part of New Orleans for pedestrians; all common errands can be run without having to resort to a car, and there are also a fair number of businesses nearby. Driving is a good mode of transportation in this neighborhood. It is convenient to park, and nearby highways, such as Pontchartrain Expressway, are very easy to reach from anywhere in Gert Town. However, the public transit service in this neighborhood is sometimes poor. Thankfully, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences.