Jackson Square is the very heart of the three-hundred-year old French Quarter of New Orleans and the balcony at 921 Chartres is two blocks away . . . pulsating with music, life, and people . . . one of the recognized successful urban spaces of the Western world.
Founded in 1718 by French explorers the 8 x 12 block city was laid out and in spite of two fires retains the ambiance and the character of the city that blends French and Spanish elements and has preserved them both into one of the most livable and enjoyable spots on earth.
And 921 Chartres is a well known and admired condominium building in the Quarter . . . . home to over twelve hundred collective associations created from original great city mansions and commercial buildings. Most of the Quarter is 19th century and earlier. Historic preservation got an early start in the Quarter around 1938 . .at the right time because of dedicated and passionate folks who recognized its great cultural value.
Today it a wonderful mixture of private homes, condominiums, public, and commercial areas. From Bourbon Street to the Ursulines Convent . . . it is still the Vieux Carre . . . where people live.
Unit 12 has a large living room, with the covered gallery opening from it, a handsome kitchen, a full bathroom/powder room for the living room and a separate large bedroom and full bath. Its high ceiling, luxurious furnishings, and custom decorative treatments enhance every aspect of the property.
It is located on the second floor of the building accessible by either of two staircases and is the middle one of the three gallery units opening onto Chartres Street
Fifteen-foot ceilings, a 17.5’ x 21’ living room, and huge windows that open wide up and give you access to the three bay gallery really set this unit apart. It has a charming open kitchen right off the living room. And two baths . . .one for the living room for any overnight guests . . . and the other ensuite in the 12’ x 21’
bedroom with huge plantation shuttered windows . . .looking into the treetops of the courtyard.
It’s hard to believe you are in the middle of one of the oldest cities in the United States . . and not out in the country.
The twenty units are attractively located around a central courtyard with lushly planted with a variety of tropical trees and flowers and with statuary on several attractively landscaped levels It’s a well-known courtyard often seen being photographed by visitors at the cast iron entrance gates.
One block straight away is the river front walk along the parks and the steamboat landings along the Mississippi River water front . . . . it can’t get much better.
Available furnished if desired.