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History of Esplanade Avenue

  • Esplanade Street Sign

In the 19th century, Esplanade Avenue in New Orleans where Degas House is located was an important route for trade. It also functioned as a “Millionaire’s Row” for the Louisiana Creole section of the city. Today it is a beautiful oak tree lined avenue which runs from the Mississippi River to Carrollton Avenue at City Park.

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