A 19th-century French Quarter cottage with a storied past asks $999K

May 16, 2019 266

BY: Missy Wilkinson

This French Quarter cottage sits on a storied plot of land with a written history dating back to the 18th century. Ursuline nuns established themselves on the property as early as 1766 and sold this lot to the U.S. government in 1825, according to records from the Historic New Orleans Collection.

In the 1850s, this cottage was built. It was transferred from owner to owner until the 1940s, when it was purchased by Salvadore Baragona—and it has remained with this Italian-American family since then. The home was a linchpin of the French Quarter’s then-thriving Italian community, which also counted the nearby Angelo Brocato’s Ice Cream Parlor and Central Grocery & Deli among its ranks.

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SOURCE: https://nola.curbed.com/

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