HOMETOWN: New Orleans – Porch No. 1

CONTRIBUTED BY Revati Alice Locke A unique porch in New Orleans is almost a cliché. However, an unexpected encounter with one so covered in touch is still charming to me. I find this one particularly intriguing because it feels so private, studied, and showy all at the same time. What… read more

HOMETOWN: New Orleans – The Chromatics of Mardi Gras

New Orleans has its own cuisine, its own music, and its own seasons.  Over the past ten days houses all over town have taken on raiments of purple, green, and gold and are just as generously and imaginatively decked out as they are at Christmas time.  While most U.S. cities… read more

HOMETOWN: New Orleans

The neighborhoods of New Orleans are filled with historic houses that reflect more than 100 years of both building styles and personal preferences.  These homes define the City’s architectural character; their dense texture, patterns, and colors provide a “visual” that is both distinctive and innately pleasing.  Color is everywhere, and… read more