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Easy Street: 1900

Easy Street: 1900

Circa 1900. "St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans." Will Desire stop, or pass you by? 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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No Desire on St Charles

Dave, at my age, Desire neither stops nor passes by: some sucker long ago done ripped the tracks out. Anyhow, Desire St and the Desire streetcar line were on the French Quarter side of Canal St, not the St Charles side. Easy Street, though, is of course where you find it.

And please see https://www.shorpy.com/node/5786#comment-145707

Still Holding Their Value

The Aldrich-Genella house, built 1866, at 4801 St. Charles, is for sale. It has 13' ceilings and 5,594 square feet. Asking price is $1.8 million.

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