Shotgun House

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St. Joe’s: A Saintly New Orleans Shotgun Bar

by Allison Alsup March 6, 2012 Arts & Culture

I’m a sucker for bars that feel authentic – those spots that manage to capture the feel of a place – its history, architecture and vibe all in one. Of course, New Orleans has many such bars crammed into the Quarter but one off-track standout is Saint Joe’s in Uptown. Saint Joe’s is like most of New Orleans itself: elegantly

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GoNOLA TV Presents: What Is A Shotgun House?

by Andrew June 9, 2011 Video

When you travel down the streets of New Orleans, you’ll begin to notice that many of our homes have a similar architectural shape. One of the most common styles is the shotgun house. Designated by their slim width, these popular New Orleans houses feature rooms that lead into one another without hallways. The term “shotgun house” is rumored …

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