Oak Street Riverbend Cultural District

This "small town" district is nestled on the western edge of New Orleans. Food, art and music venues are all present.

This is a small commercial district embedded in a residential area. Many of the shop & business owners live in their buildings or within a couple blocks of their businesses. It is not a tourist trap; locals support and enjoy this cultural district.

The area is family and bike friendly. The St. Charles streetcar is perfect transportation for tourists to explore this area.

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Latitude: 29.949505 Longitude: -90.127397 Elevation: 4 ft
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History of Area

The Oak Riverbend Cultural District was originally the town of Carrollton in the 1800s. The commercial area suffered a bit of a setback in the 1980s. However, the area did not flood during Hurricane Katrina and has become a thriving community once again.

Acessibility Notes

This is a historical district of over 150 years old. Although the new sidewalks are ADA designed, and many of the businesses are accessible, some of the businesses are grandfathered in and are not truly accessible.

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