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Gentilly Terrace Historic District

New Orleans City, Orleans Parish, LA

Gentilly Terrace is a residential neighborhood that was originally platted about 1909. The developers referred to it as a "California-style" suburb and, indeed, many of the homes are Craftsman Bungalow style residences. The 3 originators of the neighborhood (Michael Baccich, R. E. Edgar de Montluzin, and Edward E. Lafaye, each made their homes here. Despite heavy promotion, the development still contained some empty lots as late as 1939.

The Gentilly Terrace Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.

Nearby Neighborhoods

Street Names
Arts Street • Bacchich Street • Carnot Street • Demontluzin Street • Eastern Street • Franklin Avenue • Gentilly Boulevard • LaFaye Street • Lombard Street • Mirabeau Avenue • Music Street • Painters Street • Saint Roch Avenue • Spain Street • Venus Street