BOURBON STREET/NEW ORLEANS, LA – The video below is a photo gallery and music video of Bourbon Street captured when the sun was setting. This is a time known by photographers as the Golden Hour or Magic Hour.
VIDEO: a walk down Bourbon Street…a calming video with moonlight ending
NEW ORLEANS, LA (BOURBON ST) – This one-minuted video gives viewers a quick look at some of the places and sounds one might experience when walking down Bourbon Street in the historic French Quarter neighborhood of New Orleans, LA.
While staying downtown, you can either walk, hop on a trolley car or take a bike taxi to get to Bourbon Street.
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Hibernia Tower Apartments with its popular cupola tower is featured in background shots in many shows such as The Originals that was shot mostly on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, LA.
Cupola defined: a lighted dome or roof that serves as a beacon of sorts and a lantern for the structure.
The tower once served as a beacon for ships navigating through the Mississippi. Today, during the Holidays, the tower is lit up with red and green lights. And for Mardi Gras it’s purple, green, and gold that can be seen all over the downtown area.
HRI Properties renovated the offices into 175 apartments for $63.3 million and move its corporate headquarters here.
Height 355 (108 m)
Ranks 18th tallest
Designed by Architects Favrot & Livaudais
Hibernia Tower Apartments
812 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA 70112 hiberniatower.com
New Orleans, LA – The Plaza Tower is a 531-foot skyscraper, onced full of offices and residential units, has been vacant since 2002 due to toxic mold and asbestos problems located in Central Business District neighborhood of New Orleans, LA.
This year Joe Yager, a successful real estate developer in New Orleans, purchased the Plaza Tower.
1964 – construction began.
1966 – construction halted.
1984 – remaining residential apartments were made into offices.
2001 – tenants start lawsuit due to exposure to toxic mold and asbestos due to lack of proper maintenance.
2002 – building evacuated.
2002 – unused since.
2005 – purchased by Giannasca Development Group LLC for $4 million and defaulted on loan after damage from Hurricane Katrina.
2007 – purchased by Plainfield Asset Management for $583,000 at auction.
2009 – mold remediation work began to rid building of toxic mold and asbestos at a cost of around $11 million.
2015 – Joe Yager, a New Orleans real estate developer purchases Plaza Tower.
Area 485,000 sq ft (45,058 m2)
Height 530 (162)
Ranks 3rd Tallest