|Dooky Chase's at the airport|
|I'm gonna catch the wave at Gulf Coast Bank!|
|Dooky Chase's on the corner of Orleans and Miro|
Since I was in the neighborhood, I swung over a few blocks to 2512 St. Peter Street.
|General Laundry Cleaners and Dyers Building|
What I find most attractive is the entrance to the office:
|General Laundry office entrance|
|General Laundry employees entrance|
|Tammy the Housekeeper|
|Abandoned couch outside the General Laundry Building|
Firstly, you will never find this building unless you ask me for directions, and then I'll be happy to tell you.
Secondly, the other side of the 2500 block of St. Peter Street is made up of perfectly fine if unpretentious homes, and the back of church that is still being rebuilt post-Katrina.
Thirdly, this is what New Orleans is like. You turn a corner and you never know what you're going to find. It could be beautiful or it could be ugly. It could be a mix of both. Look at this masonry detail:
Well, that's enough pictures for one day. I took 77 of them, so there's plenty of grist for the mill. It's the second weekend of Jazz Fest starting on Friday. I could always write about that. You never know. I know I don't.
A votre santé,
La Belle Esplanade bed and breakfast.