It is free to walk around the gardens but you have to pay for a tour of the home and it is totally worth it. Located on the western edge of the city just past the cemeteries and hidden among the trees off metairie road is longue vue house and gardens.
The longue vue house is absolutely gorgeous.
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View all hotels near longue vue house and gardens on tripadvisor. Longue vue house and gardens accredited by the american alliance of museums and listed as a national historic landmark was designed and built between 1934 and 1942 by landscape architect ellen biddle shipman and architects charles and william platt for edgar bloom and edith rosenwald stern new orleans s foremost mid twentieth century philanthropists and civil rights activists. Creativity equity community linktr ee longuevuehg.
This magnificent city estate with a classical revival style mansion is surrounded by eight acres of breathtakingly landscaped gardens designed by some of the finest outdoor architects of the early 20th century. Tours business meetings social gatherings and educational opportunities. Not long after hurricane katrina the garden conservancy sent a team of volunteers and funded a landscape renewal plan.
As a national historic landmark longue vue house and gardens in new orleans la has beautifully preserved and kept their gardens for public enjoyment for many years. 1 45 mi 1896 o malley house 1 64 mi canal street inn 2 95 mi la belle esplanade 3 07 mi ashton s bed and breakfast 3 06 mi rose manor bed and breakfast. Longue vue house and gardens new orleans most beautiful home.
Longue vue house and gardens also known as longue vue is a historic house museum and associated gardens at 7 bamboo road in the lakewood neighborhood of new orleans louisiana united states. One can tell the sterns whom lived there were delightful and a fun couple to be around in the 40s. Hotels near longue vue house and gardens.
No matter how you choose to spend time with us you will be rejuvenated by the gardens and inspired by history. Welcome back the longue vue house and gardens have reopened. The former home of edgar stern and edith rosenwald stern daughter of julius rosenwald the current house is in fact the second.
The original house and gardens began in 1924. Longue vue house and gardens is a few miles northwest of downtown new orleans off of bamboo road. The architecture is unique and features a circular theme.