Welcome to
New Orleans East!

Orleans Parish
New Orleans East was developed in the 1960's and 1970's. The sprawling suburbs make up a large percentage of the city's square mileage. Multiple neighborhoods and subdivisions feature their own unique character, all with high rates of homeownership, and significant investment in new development.
Approximately 15 minutes from downtown, the suburban neighborhood of New Orleans East attracts a diverse crowd of people and young families. The median listing price is around $200,000, but there are many multi-family homes available for people who want to live on one side of a home and rent the other.

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Arts & Culture
New Orleans East is a suburban area, and therefore doesn't offer as much nightlife as the more metropolitan areas of Greater New Orleans. However, there are plenty of artists who call New Orleans East home, and the area is famous for the many musicians who live there.

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Situated near the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain, you're sure to find some of the freshest seafood in the city on a daily basis in New Orleans East. However, New Orleans East's cultural and ethnic diversity offers even more than the usual fare; it has one of the nation's largest Vietnamese populations in the area, with local eateries featuring recipes that have been passed down through generations. If you find yourself in 'Little Vietnam' in Village de L'Est, try Dong Phuong Restaurant & Bakery or Ba Mien Restaurant.

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Joe W. Brown Memorial Park is a great place for a day of family fun. There is a wide range of community and family activities such as bike riding, walking, swimming (at the indoor, heated pool), and plenty of green spaces for picnics. If you find yourself further east, visit any one of the bayou locales; Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge, Chef Menteur Pass, the Venetian Isles, Lake St. Catherine, Irish Bayou or the remains of the historic Fort Pike.

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New Orleans East is revitalizing itself with new residents and a more suburban community. There are active neighborhood watches and a strong police presence in the area.

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The Abramson Science and Technology Charter School and the Sci Academy (New Orleans Charter Science and Math Academy) are two charter schools that have excellent college-prep curricula that focus on preparing students for university-level math and science courses. Both schools have great facilities and rapidly climbing test scores.

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New Orleans East is not very walkable, but there is a walkable pocket in the Bullard Avenue area, which features a number of family owned and operated businesses, such as the USA Neighborhood Market. A car is recommended for residents.

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