This Online Group Is Dedicated To People With A Fascination For Historical New Orleans Homes And Architecture (48 Pics)

“Whether you live in New Orleans, used to live here, or have only ever admired us from afar, you’re certainly welcome here,” says the description of this friendly and inspiring Facebook group powered by historical architecture and wonders of New Orleans.

Titled “Historic New Orleans Homes,” the group is home to 77k members joined by this “upbeat place for the appreciation and discussion of historic homes and architecture in the New Orleans area.”

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The group was founded by Craig Ernst, a sixth-generation New Orleanian who grew up in Lakeview and an experienced, full-time realtor whose special expertise is in New Orleans’ historic homes and neighborhoods. So the group is undoubtedly a gem hidden in plain sight on Facebook!

Below we wrapped up some of the most interesting and beautiful examples of historic houses from New Orleans, so pull your seats closer.

#1 I Could Hide In This Spot All Weekend. It’s Always Random, What You’ll Discover When Walking Around A Neighborhood. The Streets Of Nola, Did Not Disappoint

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#2 French Quarter

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#3 Garden District Victorian

The asymmetrical facade, multiple gables, bay window, and wrap-around porches are all characteristics of the Queen Anne style of architecture

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#4 Beautiful House On A Beautiful Day

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#5 The Brevard-Rice House, 1239 First Street, Garden District, New Orleans. Built In 1857 For Albert Hamilton Brevard, This Greek Revival Home Was Owned By Author Anne Rice From 1989 – 2004. It Is The Setting For Her Novel, The Witching Hour

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#6 The Louisiana Pizza Kitchen And The Residence Space Above. The French Quarter Is Home To Over 3,000 Residents, Many Who Live Above Businesses Below

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#7 Faubourg Marigny

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#8 A Lovely Secret Garden On Esplanade Avenue!

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#9 1025- 1023 St. Ann Street The French Quarter

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#10 A Bold, Eye Catching Home In New Orleans

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#11 It’s Shaping Up To Be A Beautiful Day Down Here In New Orleans

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#12 1121-1123-1125 Bourbon St. French Quarter

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#13 New Orleans Is Always So Colorful And Bright Even On The Darkest Of Nights

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#14 Madison Street, A Unique One-Block Street One Block Downriver Of Jackson Square. Its Upriver Counterpart Is Wilkinson St

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#15 This House Is Halloween!!!

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#16 Exchange Place, New Orleans

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#17 Once Church Turned Home

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#18 2317 Burgundy Street In The Marigny

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#19 Kerlerec Street In Treme

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#20 May We Hold On To The Promises Our Souls Make

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#21 Never Rush Your Soul

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#22 New Orleans French Quarter

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#23 Some Southern Decadence

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#24 The French Quarter

#25 Kraken In The French Quarter

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#26 Uptown On A Fall Morning

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#27 Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Bar Before The Crowds. This Structure On Bourbon Street Was Built Between 1722-1733 By Nicolas Touze

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#28 Give Me A Cottage Built In The 1800s… Lovingly Turned Into A Coffee Shop/Bookstore And I’m In Love. Steps From The Lake With The Cutest Shops, Wine Lounges, Restaurants And Trails. Just Another Thing That The Northshore Does Right! Not To Mention, @thebookandthebean Makes The Tastiest Of Drinks!

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#29 The Thorn Morgan House On Jackson Avenue

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#30 One Of My Favorite Homes To Photograph Is The Brown-Villere Mansion On Saint Charles And This Is One Of My Favorite Photos

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#31 The Soul Knows

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#32 Morris-Israel House — This Italianate, Double-Galleried, Three-Bay Side Hall At 1331 First Street In The Garden District Was Designed By Samuel Jamison And Completed In 1869. Human Bones Discovered Hidden In The Home During A Renovation Have LED To Speculation Of Long-Ago Voodoo Rituals Performed By Servants

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#33 Uptown New Orleans

I normally boost this beautiful Uptown home decorated for Halloween or Christmas or Mardi Gras, but she’s equally stunning with no makeup at all

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#34 No Words Needed. Just Beautiful

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#35 To Be Engaged In Some Small Way In The Revival Of One Of The Great Cities Of The World Is To Live A Meaningful Existence By Default

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#36 This French Quarter Stunner Is Giving Off Major Autumn Vibes

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#37 The Bosworth Hammond Fox House Was Built In 1860 For Ice Dealer Col. Abel W Bosworth. The House Is On Washington Ave

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#38 Gotta Love Those Garden District Porch Goals

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#39 Happy Ball-Oween!

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#40 New Orleans Comes Alive At Halloween, And Nowhere More So Than @ghostmanornola ? Now In Its 10th Year, This House On Magazine Has Become A Halloween Highlight

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#41 I Like The Contrast Between Old Famous New Orleans Architecture In The Front And New In The Back

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#42 The Lower Garden District

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#43 Old Souls Love Differently

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#44 815 Dauphine Street In The French Quarter. From The Vieux Carre Survey (A Project Of The Historic New Orleans Collection)

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#45 Not What Most People Think Of When You Say Bourbon Street But There Are Lots Of Great Homes Located On The Lower End

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#46 Esplanade Avenue, Faubourg Marigny, New Orleans

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#47 Ooo Girl, You Cute

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#48 Don’t You Just Love Those Long Rainy Afternoons In New Orleans When An Hour Isn’t Just An Hour – But A Little Piece Of Eternity Dropped Into Your Hands – And Who Knows What To Do With It?

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