New Orleans Neighborhoods: A Cultural Guide

New Orleans Neighborhoods: A Cultural Guide

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Where y'at? In New Orleans, this simple question can yield hundreds of answers. People on the same block might say that they live in Pigeon Town, Pension Town or Carrollton, but they have surely all danced together at the neighborhood's Easter Sunday second-line. Did you know that gospel queen Mahalia Jackson grew up singing in a little pink church in the Black Pearl or that Treme is the oldest African American neighborhood in the country? In an exploration that weaves together history, culture and resident stories, Maggy Baccinelli captures New Orleans' neighborhood identities from the Mississippi River to Lake Pontchartrain.Each neighborhood essay in this book begins with a€œA Note on Identity.a€ Here I aim to capture some of the boundary discrepancies between the city, residents and the Historic District Landmarks Commission. I sometimes include ... and your neighbors. Acknowledgements O ne of my favorite things about New Orleansa#39; 10 anbsp;...

Title:New Orleans Neighborhoods: A Cultural Guide
Author:Maggy Baccinelli
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing - 2015-10-19


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