Holy Cross (New Orleans, LA)
By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
About Holy CrossYears from now, new residents will wonder how the Holy Cross New Orleans neighborhood got it's name, since the school that gave rise to the moniker has relocated to Gentilly. But this subsection of the Lower 9th Ward, between St. Claude and the river, will always be remembered by natives as Holy Cross.Measuring less than 1 square mile, Holy Cross took a hard hit during Hurricane Katrina. This is evidenced by the number of empty lots and homes still in need of rebuilding, even in 2018. But the neighborhood is definitely experiencing a comeback in popularity, as home buyers find the prices more affordable than in the nearby Bywater and Marigny neighborhoods. Holy Cross LandmarksThe steamboat houses were built by the Doullut family in 1905 and 1913 and can be seen from the ...
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