Welcome to Curbed Cuts, where Curbed NOLA editor Sarah Chase shares the best real estate and neighborhood news of the week.
Photo by Thor Carlson
CITY WIDE – New Orleans' cities of the dead have their own special way of chilling you to your very core while leaving you utterly astounded by their beauty and history. We mapped out ten of our favorite cemeteries around town, by no means comprehensive, so you can enjoy their creepiness from the comfort of your home.
CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT – The latest rumors dinging in our inbox tell us that a modern superstructure is taking the place of the abandoned Shell gas station at Lee Circle. Who knows if it's true, or if the renderings will ever come to fruition, but that's a helluva building for that space.
UPPER NINTH WARD – Check out what happens when a local artist turns an abandoned housing project into his own personal art installation.
UPTOWN – This St. Charles Avenue mansion just hit the market, making it one of the most expensive homes for sale in the city. The 17,000-square foot estate has an in-home theater, library, ballroom, pool, and a gajillion bedrooms.