House Styles in New Orleans and the Mississippi Valley
By Jackie Craven, About.com Guide
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Victorian Era Shops and Apartments
Victorian Era Shops and Apartments in New Orleans
Photograph by Nicole Morse / Flickr
During the Victorian era, town homes and apartments in New Orleans were lavished with elaborate wrought iron porches or balconies that extended across the entire second story. Often the lower levels were used for shops, while living quarters were located on the upper level.
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