Chapter 3: First Field Trip

For this class, we meet in front of Audubon Park at 10AM and, through a mix of rolling narration and disembarkations, learn the urban geography of New Orleans through this and other route stops: St. Charles Avenue, Uptown Reform Jewish community, "superblock nuclei" pattern, Napoleon Ave Wharf, Old Lafayette German/Irish area, River Garden/Hope/ "New Urbanism," Lower Garden District, French Quarter / "Little Palermo," Marigny / Bywater; Lombard House, Industrial Canal, Lower Ninth Ward, Holy Cross riverfront; Jackson Barracks, St. Bernard Parish, Intracoastal Waterway/MR-GO, Vietnamese neighborhood, Chef Menteur Highway/Gentilly Ridge, Seventh Ward, Bayou St. John Plantation Houses/ Portage, Bayou Road/Esplanade Ridge, Rampart-Faubourg Tremé, Old Chinatown, Old Dryades/Central City, Claiborne back to Tulane.