Red streetcars on Canal StreetOld photos show four sets of tracks down the middle of broad Canal Street, but the service was closed in 1964 and the rolling stock sold. Fortunately, the value of streetcars is once again appreciated, and the Canal Street line has been revived and new cars built for it.
Canal Street between Bourbon and Baronne/Dauphine Streets, New Orleans, LouisianaDate photographed: November 13, 2015
Canal Street, New Orleans' traditional main streetCanal Street is the traditional main street of New Orleans, a very broad avenue separating the French Quarter from the Central Business District. It is now flanked by an interesting mix of old and new buildings.
Canal Street at Chartres/Camp Streets, New Orleans, LouisianaDate photographed: November 13, 2015
Swimming pools between the towers at the New Orleans French Quarter Marriott HotelThe original hotel tower is 21 stories, the new tower is twice that tall. This hotel has been traded around among several hotel chains. As a hotel it is nothing very special, but the location is superb - within the French Quarter and across from the Central Business District.
Marriott Hotel in the French Quarter, New Orleans, LouisianaDate photographed: November 13, 2015
Harrah's Casino and hotel at the foot of Canal StreetLouisiana's only land-based gambling casino, Harrah's opened in 1999. It is located where Canal Street and Poydras Street converge at the river.
Canal Street, New Orleans, LouisianaDate photographed: November 14, 2015
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