Jackson Square Lousianna in the early morning before the crowds got here. You can see the Saint Louis Cathedral in the background of this cityscapes in downtown New Orleans.  This area French Quarter, , is the oldest neighborhood in the city of New Orleans. After New Orleans was founded in 1718 by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, the city developed around the "Old Square", a central square. The district is more commonly called the French Quarter today, or simply "The Quarter," related to changes in the city with American immigration after the Louisiana Purchase. Most of the historic buildings were constructed either in the late 18th century, during the city's period of Spanish rule, or were built during the first half of the 19th century, after U.S. annexation and statehood.<br />
The area gas beeb deckared a National Historic Landmark, with numerous contributing buildings that are separately deemed significant. It is a prime tourist destination in the city, as well as attracting local residents.
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Jackson Square New Orleans
Jackson Square Lousianna in the early morning before the crowds got here. You can see the Saint Louis Cathedral in the background of this cityscapes in downtown New Orleans. This area French Quarter, , is the oldest neighborhood in the city of New Orleans. After New Orleans was founded in 1718 by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, the city developed around the "Old Square", a central square. The district is more commonly called the French Quarter today, or simply "The...
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  • Date: 7 Oct 2016
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