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  A Brief History
Faubourg Marigny is named for the plantation's last owner, Bernard Xavier Phillippe de Marigny de Mandeville (1785-1868).
The Marigny plantation was owned by one of the wealthiest families in the New World.
The charm of the Faubourg Marigny is that it has maintained the atmosphere of a true neighborhood.
www.crescentcitygh.com /NearbyAttractions.htm   (248 words)

  
 Faubourg Marigny - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Faubourg Marigny or simply Marigny is a neighborhood in the downtown section of New Orleans, Louisiana, just down river from the famous French Quarter.
Marigny was laid out in the first decade of the 19th century by eccentric Creole millionaire developer Bernard Xavier Philippe de Marigny de Mandeville on land that had been his family plantation just down river from the old city limits of New Orleans.
The official reopening of Marigny was delayed in September and early October by the fact that at first decisions were made to reopen areas by ZIP code, and Marigny shares a ZIP code with more badly damaged areas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Faubourg_Marigny   (712 words)

  
 Bywater History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The area from Faubourg Marigny to the Ursuline Convent was known as Faubourg Washington, a consolidation of the smaller districts formed from individual plantations.
The upper boundary of Faubourg Daunois was Rue d'Enghein which ran along the boundary of the Faubourg Marigny.
The upper eighteen arpents of the Marigny land was sold to L. Chevalier Macarty in 1794.
bywater.org /bwhist2.htm   (1126 words)

  
 Faubourg Marigny History
Faubourg Marigny is named for the plantation's last owner, Marquis Antoine Xavier Bernard Phillippe de Marigny de Mandeville (1785-1868), the son of Count Pierre Enguerrand Phillippe de Mandeville, Ecuyer Sieur de Marigny, Chevalier de St. Louis (1750-1800), and grandson of Antoine Jacques Phillippe de Marigny de Mandeville.
On December 31, 1974, Faubourg Marigny was placed on the Register of Historic Places.
The Faubourg is dotted with guesthouses, a number of restaurants have opened equal to any in the French Quarter for good food, and a number of entertainment venues are offered.
www.ingramhaus.com /marigny.htm   (931 words)

  
 FrenchQuarter.com: Faubourgs Tremé and Marigny Are French Quarter Neighbors Rich in History and Architecture
Faubourg, literally "false town," is the traditional French word for a suburb outside the walls of the city, still governed by the larger metropolis.
Fashionable Esplanade Avenue, once the city commons, is the dividing line between the French Quarter and Marigny and between Marigny and Tremé, while the "Street of the Fortifications" or Rue des Remparts–now Rampart–divides the Vieux Carré from the Faubourg Tremé.
Down the middle of the Faubourg Marigny the pioneering steam train that citizens dubbed the "Smokey Mary" departed from its station near the riverfront's 1840 Port Market.
www.frenchquarter.com /history/faubourgs.php   (1182 words)

  
 Elysian Guest House: Location: History
In 1806 his son, Bernard de Marigny, obtained permission to create a new suburb for the growing city, naming it the Faubourg Marigny.
As years passed, the faubourgs downriver from the French Quarter saw the greatest settlement of arriving immigrants, particularly from Germany and Italy.
This 5 mile run to the lake from the river, one of the country’s earliest railroads, survived until the 1950’s when the tracks were removed establishing the tree-filled neutral ground.
www.elysianguesthouse.com /history.php   (970 words)

  
 New Orleans neighborhoods and hotels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Faubourg Marigny developed in the 1700s as a residential neighborhood immediately downtown from the French Quarter.
However, New Orleans Faubourg Marigny began to decline in the mid-1800s.
In Marigny, the Creole cottages predominates streetscapes of a diverse array of architectural styles, and warehouses testify to its history as an industrial center beginning in the 1800s.
neworleanshotelsource.com /MNeighborhood.html   (125 words)

  
 Accommodations & Lodging in the Crescent City: French Quarter, Bywater, Faubourg Marigny - New Orleans
The Faubourg Marigny, adjacent to the French Quarter, is a parcel of land originally owned by Bernard Marigny, one of the city's more colorful historic characters.
Marigny, the son of rich nobility who hobnobbed with such minor characters as the King of France, was generous with his money - especially in pursuit of pleasure - and a terrible gambler.
Marigny, in the opinion of many, has become the more bohemian extension of the French Quarter, increasingly becoming the neighborhood of choice for writers, painters, musicians, street entertainers and artists of all sorts.
www.crescentcity.com /lodging.htm   (909 words)

  
 Faubourg Marigny History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Faubourg Marigny is named for the plantation's last owner, Bernard Xavier Phillippe de Marigny de Mandeville (1785-1868), the son of Count Pierré Enguerrand Phillippe de Mandeville, Ecuyer Sieur de Marigny, Chevalier de St. Louis (1750-1800), and grandson of Antoine Jacques Phillippe de Marigny de Mandeville.
Marigny envisioned Elysian Fields as a park-like esplanade with trees, shrubbery and graceful landscaping.
A surge in renovations has begun to transform Marigny from the decaying ghetto it had become into an upscale, smart place to live and visit.
www.marigny.org /history.html   (919 words)

  
 New Orleans/Faubourg Marigny - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Architecturally, the Marigny is known for its many styles of Creole cottages, most of which date to the 19th century.
At Mardi Gras, the Marigny is one of the city's hidden hot spots, popular with locals who enjoy partying in the streets without the drunken frat-boy atmosphere of Bourbon Street.
The lower part of the French Quarter is adjacent to the Faubourg Marigny.
wikitravel.org /en/New_Orleans/Faubourg_Marigny   (1526 words)

  
 Faubourg Marigny   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Faubourg Marigny is named for an intriguing man, Bernard de Marigny, who brought the game of craps to this country.
Faubourg Marigny is bounded by Esplanade, the river, Press Street (once called Cotton Press) and St. Claude Avenue (named for Claude Tremé).
New Marigny is composed of two early nineteenth century Creole faubourgs, Nouvelle Marigny and Franklin.
www.winterstitle.com /rlnb/nbfiles/fbgmarig.html   (435 words)

  
 <GNOCDC> Marigny Neighborhood Snapshot
In 1975, when the Faubourg Marigny was placed on the National Register of Historic Places, the neighborhood began a surge of revitalization.
Faubourg Marigny is considered the first suburb of New Orleans.
The Marigny neighborhood is a maze of angular streets that form triangles, pentagons and squares.
www.gnocdc.org /orleans/7/21/snapshot.html   (809 words)

  
 New Orleans Luxury Corporate Vacation Apartment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Although it still has an offbeat, artsy feel, the Faubourg Marigny is experiencing a wave of gentrification that has seen residential property values soar in the last five years.
River House's location in the Marigny is as safe or safer than most areas of the French Quarter, partly due to its close proximity to "the lower Quarter" (the quieter residential end of the French Quarter closer to the border street of Esplanade Avenue).
Dating back to the 1700s, The Faubourg Marigny is located on the former site of the actual structures of the plantation of the Bernard de Marigny, which ran the length of the Mississippi River from Esplanade Avenue to Franklin Avenue.
www.riverhouseneworleans.com /aptarea.htm   (555 words)

  
 Faubourg Marigny
It was named for former resident Bernard de Marigny, and perhaps that set the tone: a dissolute playboy, he inherited $7 million from his father in the early 1800's and lost nearly all of it playing craps.
A decline in the 1950's left the Faubourg (a French term for "neighborhood") and its glorious Victorians and Creole cottages orphaned, until a few brave souls started to reclaim the area in the seventies.
Marigny of New Orleans Brasserie 640 Frenchmen St.; 504/945-4491; dinner for two $60.
www.ingramhaus.com /travelandleisure.htm   (750 words)

  
 Gay New Orleans bed and breakfast - Marigny Manor House B&B   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Marigny Manor House BandB features large and spacious rooms with high ceilings, original ornate plaster moldings, beautiful chandeliers, original hardwood floors, oriental rugs, and antique and reproduction furniture.
Washington Park: Constructed in the 19th century as a suburban park in the wealthy Creole-populated Faubourg Marigny neighborhood adjacent to the French Quarter.
The park is an outstanding example of its era, surrounded by a finely detailed cast iron fence with eight gates, and enclosing a symmetrical planting of very old live oak trees, palms, crepe myrtles, and ground cover.
www.purpleroofs.com /marignymanor-la.html   (600 words)

  
 justeastofeden :: Main Page
Esplanade and St. Claude Avenues, and Press Street and the Mississippi River are the boundaries of the Faubourg Marigny District.
Faubourg Marigny is one of the original extenstions of New Orleans.
Marigny inherited seven million dollars when his father died making him perhaps the richest man in the new world.
justeastofeden.blogharbor.com /blog/_archives/2006/1   (7010 words)

  
 Gambit Weekly : Faubourg Marigny : October 10, 2006
The chef's chimayo chile rub is applied to the grilled lamb chops and accompanied by a poblano pepper mango salsa.
Try the fried fish Marigny topped with shrimp and a Creole cream sauce or the generous portions of yellowfin tuna grilled with lemon butter.
The wasabi honey shrimp brings an addictive sweet-spicy crunch in a velvety cream sauce while the fl bean mussels are spiked with jalapenos, bell pepper and onions.
www.bestofneworleans.com /dispatch/2006-10-10/cover_story5.php   (1248 words)

  
 FrenchQuarter.com: Crossing Esplanade - New Orleans Faubourg Marigny
The Faubourg Marigny is the next neighborhood downriver from the French Quarter, just on the other side of Esplanade Avenue.
In 1805, the nobleman Marquis Bernard De Marigny subdivided his vast plantation to create the Faubourg Marigny, the first suburb downriver from the original settlement that we now call the French Quarter.
The Faubourg Marigny's many music clubs offer similarly diverse choices for entertainment.
www.frenchquarter.com /nightlife/FaubourgMarigny.php   (905 words)

  
 Map of the Faubourg Marigny in New Orleans
In the early 19th centuryy, New Marigny was where white Creole gentlemen set up households for their colored mistresses (and their offspring) in the tradition of "plaçage".
The neighborhood declined badly in the mid 20th century, and the area around Washington Square was nicknamed "Little Angola" (after the prison in Angola, Louisiana) for the dangerous criminals there.
Marigny is one of the centers for home grown New Orleans Mardi Gras.
www.bigeasy.com /maps/marigny.html   (470 words)

  
 Arts Bed and Breakfast - New Orleans, Louisiana - BBOnline.com / Introduction
A Creole Cottage originally built in 1842, the Arts B&B is located in the historic district of Faubourg Marigny, just 5 blocks from the famous French Quarter and 3 blocks from the Mississippi River.
The Faubourg Marigny is home to the best clubs for live New Orleans jazz and R&B music as well as phenomenal restaurants and some of the most interesting art venues the city has to offer.
In fact, the Faubourg Marigny and adjacent Bywater community are home to more artists and art studios than any other section of New Orleans, lending a bohemian, creative character to the neighborhood.
www.bbonline.com /la/arts   (494 words)

  
 New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Bed and Breakfast Vacation Rentals in Faubourg Marigny through New Orleans Bed & ...
Located near a number of music clubs, restaurants and cafes this is a prime location in the Faubourg Marigny area.
Located just 3 blocks from the New Orleans French Quarter, this B&B is close to both the shops and restaurants of the Faubourg Marigny area as well as the excitement of the French Quarter.
This B & B is located in the historic Faubourg Marigny.
www.neworleansbandb.com /bandb_marigny.html   (230 words)

  
 The Frenchmen Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana Reservations: 1-800-831-1781   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The beauty of the Faubourg Marigny neighborhood lies in its proximity to the French Quarter but without the Quarter's bustling tourist activity.
After 1805, New Orleans residents felt a need to expand the boundaries of the city and many settled in the Faubourg Marigny, considered the first suburb of New Orleans.
The Faubourg Marigny is now a maze of angular streets forming triangles and squares -- numbers jump sequence mid-block and so do street names.
www.frenchmenhotel.com /faubourg.html   (285 words)

  
 Creole Inn, a relaxed guesthouse close-by the French Quarter, New Orleans
Situated in the Faubourg Marigny, an historic neighborhood adjacent to the French Quarter, Creole Inn is eight short blocks to the French Quarter, 1 1/2 miles to the Convention Center, and 2 miles to the Superdome.
The Marigny is also home to a number of Gay and Lesbian community spots as it has a concentration of Gay couples and singles who have been instrumental in the revitalization of the neighborhood.
From its windows may be seen the side elevation of one of the most distinctive townhouses in the Marigny neighborhood.
www.creoleinn.com   (1659 words)

  
 New Orleans Bed and Breakfast on Bourbon Street, French Quarter :: La Maison Marigny (800) 570-2014
Welcome to La Maison Marigny, the only New Orleans bed and breakfast on Bourbon Street and one of Travel and Leisure magazine's "Top Ten B&Bs." And users of bedandbreakfast.com have also selected us as one of their "Top Ten" U.S. choices.
Located at the quiet residential end of world-renowned Bourbon Street, this award-winning bed & breakfast combines the grace and charm of an historic private home with the liveliness and intrigue of the fabulous French Quarter.
La Maison Marigny is convenient to not only the world-famous French Quarter but also the Faubourg Marigny, recently selected by Travel and Leisure magazine as one of America's "next great neighborhoods."
www.lamaisonmarigny.com   (167 words)

  
 Welcome to the Best of New Orleans!
Belle Forche is a hot newcomer to the Faubourg Marigny, serving Creole classics, more out-there house specialties and a bar menu into the wee hours.
By the end of the year, folks at Cafe Marigny plan to be settled into a new home down the way at 640 Frenchmen St. in the old Rubyfruit Jungle/Velocity digs.
The fish is marinated for 24 hours with hot chiles and lime juice, then sauteed and served in a sauce of tomato, onion and Jamaican spices.
www.bestofneworleans.com /cuis/restaurantguide/011030/rgn11.html   (890 words)

  
 neighborhood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In 1805, The grandest of the creoles, Marquis Bernard De Marigny, subdivided his vast plantation to create the Faubourg Marigny.
The area has survived to become one of the most intact creole neighborhoods in the city.
In the March 2001 issue of New Orleans Magazine, Faubourg Marigny was named
www.sunoaknola.com /faubourg_marigny.htm   (57 words)

  
 Marigny Manor House - New Orleans, Louisiana - BBOnline.com / Introduction
1840's Greek Revial home located in the Historic Faubourg Marigny area of New Orleans, 5 blocks from the French Quarter.
Marigny Manor House features large and spacious rooms with high ceilings, original ornate plaster moldings, beautiful chandeliers, original hardwood floors, oriental rugs, and antique and reproduction furniture.
Marigny Manor House is a member of the following associations:
www.bbonline.com /la/marignymanor   (355 words)

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