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Parking In New Orleans: 1965

Parking In New Orleans: 1965

Doesn't that sound like the title of a Fats Domino song? Here is a second image from the trip to New Orleans; this time up the street from the Café Du Monde near the levee. New Orleans residents can correct me here, but wouldn't this be about in front of the (then) Jax Beer factory? I've heard that there are now apartments in that cool building; if that's so, I'd love to live there!!! Lots of cars here but probably not enough shown to identify any of them. View full size.

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You're right about the location.

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You were about a block north of JAX. To the right is St. Louis Cathedral.

SHORPY HISTORICAL PHOTO ARCHIVE | History in HD is a vintage photo archive featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1960s. (Available as fine-art prints from the Shorpy Archive.) The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago.

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