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Mid-City

Extending from the French Quarter toward Lake Pontchartrain, Mid-City was carved out of a former plantation and is the greenest part of New Orleans. Dominated by the New Orleans City Park and intersected by the major thoroughfares of Canal Street and Esplanade Avenue, Mid-City is a predominantly residential area and is home to the original New Orleans families. Their distinct culture is exemplified by the fact that they have had their own Mardi Gras krewes since 1933. The Canal streetcar winds its way through this lovely neighborhood, which is dotted with cemeteries, canals, parkways, and Creole mansions. Although the area was heavily damaged ...

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