Why is the French Quarter called The French Quarter?

WHY IS THE FRENCH QUARTER CALLED THE FRENCH QUARTER? As the original city center, the first neighborhood was known as the Vieux Carré under French rule. The city was later turned over to Spanish rule, during which time the original French architecture was lost to a rampant fire. The buildings that remain today were built [...]


Patio Planters Holiday Home Tour

Did you know that the Maison du Parc is featured on the Patio Planters Holiday Home Tour? Patio Planters is helping to share the holiday spirit by presenting French Quarter residences dressed up for the season. The tour will include beautiful architectural styles, home furnishings, and of course a variety of holiday decorations. The [...]


Decorating your home while it’s listed for sale

THE DO’S AND DON’TS OF DECORATING YOUR HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS WHILE IT’S LISTED FOR SALE! The holidays are upon us and your home is on the market. Should you or shouldn’t you decorate for the holidays? You should follow these suggestions for what you should and should not do as a general rule. [...]


Maison du Parc Open House & Cirque de Cuisine Kitchen Tour

French Quarter Residences Open House Visit the French Quarter's most Luxurious and secure enclave this weekend at the Maison du Parc Open House & Cirque de Cuisine Kitchen Tour. Maison du Parc Open House: Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 1-3 pm 822 Barracks Street, New Orleans This beautiful, one-of-a-kind property features a 3 story townhouse [...]