The neighborhood of Lower Garden District is located in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors will feel at home in Lower Garden District. Finding dynamic places is very easy in this part of New Orleans. Even though the streets are often busy with people, a limited selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, and with its around 10 bars, there are options for nighttime activities. Green spaces are especially well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore, resulting in them being easy to get to from most locations within the neighborhood.
Most of the housing growth in Lower Garden District occurred prior to the 1960s. Roughly 55% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in this part of the city, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. About 70% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and 30% are occupied by owners. This neighborhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
Residents will appreciate that no matter where their home is situated in Lower Garden District, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. With respect to eating, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Lower Garden District. Likewise, there are over 50 restaurants and around 10 coffee shops to enjoy in Lower Garden District. It is also straightforward to get to a number of clothing stores on foot.
This area is very suitable for walking; carrying out daily needs is straightforward, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. The public transit service in this part of the city is not especially frequent. Nevertheless, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most houses. In contrast, this part of New Orleans is car friendly. Nearby highways are easy to drive to from anywhere in Lower Garden District, and it is convenient to access a parking spot.