Quality Inn & Suites
210 O'Keefe Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 525-6800
Fax: (504) 525-6808
210 O'Keefe Avenue, New Orleans, LA, US, 70112
- Téléphone : (504) 525-6800
- Télécopie : (504) 525-6808
Well known as the oldest skyscraper in the city, and located at the Central Business District, the Hennen Building is also popularly known as the Maritime Building. This beautiful structure stands 11 stories tall, and houses mostly apartments. The architecture is stunning and reflects the latter half of the 19th Century in it's appearance.
Built in 1927 by Julian Saenger for an unheard of USD2.5 million, the Saenger Theare has weathered through years in the Crescent City until Hurricane Katrina hit. Sustaining major damage, the theater went through a USD53 million renovation in 2011. Reopening its doors in 2013, the theater has revitalized Canal Street and welcomed artists and Broadway shows like John Legend and Mama Mia. The interiors mimic a 15th century Italian courtyard with columns, decorative moldings and twinkling starlit ceiling.
One of the oldest cities in the United States, New Orleans is the prime seat of diverse culture and heritage. New Orleans gets its name from Philippe II, Duc d'Orléans and is credited as the birthplace of Jazz music. This city has a rich cultural heritage, one which can be witnessed in the numerous museums like New Orleans Museum Of Art, architecture, festivals and the general aura that the city emanates. One could also head to the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, or participate in Jazz Fests and other activities.
City Hall: where all the legislative decisions for the New Orleans Parish get made. With plans to eventually move this government body to another location, City Hall remains in the Central Business District for now.
Seating 87,500, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome is one of the largest stadiums in the country. The dome is home to the New Orleans Saints football team and the Tulane University Green Wave. This stadium also hosts conventions, exhibits, concerts, and the occasional Super Bowl game.
If you head just north of the historic French Quarter, you will find this spectacular example of late Victorian architecture at its best. Our Lady of Gaudalupe Catholic Church was founded in 1826, making her the oldest church in New Orleans. She contains many antiques that date back to the year of her birth in the 1800s. Tours are conducted by appointment. Admission is free.
Lafayette Square is a public park that welcomes one and all. Designed by Charles Laveau Trudeau, it is renowned for the marvelous art work and sculptures installed here, such as statues of Henry Clay and Benjamin Franklin. Owing to its proximity to the government offices like USGSA Public Building Services, US Appeals Court, National Labor Relations and Federal Reserve Bank, it is packed with office workers during lunchtime. Lafayette Square also hosts concerts on a regularly that includes the popular Wednesday at the Square and Harvest the Music concert series.
Royal Street is one of the oldest streets in the city, well known for its businesses, that deal in antiques and artwork from all over the world. This impressive street is surrounded by French and Spanish colonial architecture on all sides and emanates a distinct old-worldly look. The shops dotting this street are filled with consumers having an eye for quality, authenticity and detail. The quality of merchandise is unmatched and sometimes, just talking to the shop owners can be an educative experience. Make this street your next shopping destination for all that is antique and unique.
Hermann-Grima House is a historic home of a prosperous Creole family who enjoyed an exquisitely elegant lifestyle. Built in 1831, this beautiful Federal mansion has a rear gallery that overlooks a beautiful courtyard. The huge central hall and gracefully curved staircases give you the feel of the bygone Golden age of New Orleans. Original beds, antique furniture and other items displayed lets you take a peep into the daily life of American Creole families before the Civil war. Restored to its original splendor fastidiously, the huge mansion showcases American architecture of 1800s. Tours are conducted Monday to Friday at 10 am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm.
The John Minor Wisdom United States Court of Appeals Building is the center for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Completed in 1915, the building exhibits Italian Renaissance Revival architecture. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It houses courtrooms with an impressive decor featuring bronze chandeliers.
The Hale Boggs Federal Building is located in New Orleans' French Quarter. The building houses a courthouse. It is named after a well-known politician who once served as the House majority leader.
Located adjacent to the Louisiana Superdome, this arena serves as a venue for concerts, festivals, conventions, banquets, exhibits and trade shows. It is also home to the New Orleans Hornets and a number of sporting events like the Nokia Sugar Bowl Basketball Classic.