Bourbon Street Golden Hour

Jan 9, 2017 - Tropical Isle Handgrenade bar, Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA/photonews247.com

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

The combination of the people, lights and sky helped create a soft and colorful pallet for the French Quarter neighborhood in New Orleans that evening. Continue reading “Bourbon Street Golden Hour”

Bourbon Street sights & sounds [Video]

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.

see photo gallery of Bourbon Street

Camera Used:
Canon SX710 HS (a pocket camera under $300)

Video Editing Software Used:
Windows Movie Maker (free software)

Bourbon Street Balconies (FOR RENT)

Rent Balcony at 700 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA/photo credit from bourbonbalconies.com
Balcony Bar for rent at 700 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA/photo credit from bourbonbalconies.com
Balcony Bar for rent at 700 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA/photo credit from bourbonbalconies.com

Bourbon Balconies is a booking company that features fifteen different balconies for rent that run along the historic Bourbon Street in the French Quarter.

Whether its for a private party or for the world famous Mardi Gras celebration, Bourbon Balconies is the best choice for party space rentals in New Orleans.

For reservations or questions call Ella Fountain at (504) 813-4882

Bourbon Balconies
Ella Fountain
(504) 813-4882
bourbonbalconies.com

Hibernia Tower Apartments, New Orleans, LA

Jan 9, 2017 - Cupola tower of Hibernia Bank from Bourbon Street in New Orleans, LA/photonews247.com

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.

2012
HRI Properties renovated the offices into 175 apartments for $63.3 million and move its corporate headquarters here.

Floors 20
Completed 1921
Height 355 (108 m)
Ranks 18th tallest
Designed by Architects Favrot & Livaudais
Hibernia Tower Apartments
812 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
hiberniatower.com
directions: google.com/maps

Pan American Life Center building, New Orleans, LA

Nov 19, 2015 - Pan American Life Center building from Poydras and St Charles in New Orleans, LA/photonews247.com

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Pan American Life Center building is a 27-story office building located at 601 Poydras Street in New Orleans, LA.

The building was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. It was built in 1980 as the World Headquarters for the Pan-American Life Insurance Company.

Floors 27
Completed 1980
Height 322 ft. (98 m)
Ranks 24

Pan-American Life Insurance Group
601 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130
(877) 939-4550
panamericanlife.com | Google Maps

Champions Square outdoor venue, New Orleans, LA

Nov 13, 2015 - Champions Square from the steps of the Superdome, New Orleans, LA/photonews247.com

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Champions Square is a outdoor concert and sports entertainment venue adjacent to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA.

Champions Square was built after the Saints won the 2010 Super Bowl. It replaced the former New Orleans Center Shopping mall after a 13.5 million renovation project.

The developers involved in the renovation project were the New Orleans Saints and the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District.

Champions Square
Lasalle St, New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 587-3663
www.champions-square.com | Google Maps

Freeport McMoRan Building, New Orleans, LA

Nov 19, 2015 - Freeport McMoRan Building, New Orleans, LA/photonews247.com

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Freeport McMoRan Building is a 23-story office and retail building completed in 1984 in New Orleans, LA.

Floors 23
Completed 1984
Height 276 ft (84 m)
Ranks tied at 30th tallest

Freeport McMoRan Building
1615 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 582-4000
fcx.com | Google Maps

Entergy Tower, New Orleans, LA

Nov 19, 2015 - Entergy logo on building New Orleans, LA/photonews247.com

New Orleans, LA – Entergy Tower is 360 feet, 28-story office tower built in 1983 in New Orleans, LA.

Floors 28
Completed 1983
Height 360 ft (110 m)
Ranks 17th tallest

Entergy Tower
639 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA
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Plaza Tower, New Orleans, LA

Jan 9, 2017 - New Orleans Skyline from Harrahs room 2215 with Plaza Tower behind Charity Hospital/photonews247.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.

Floors 45
Area 485,000 sq ft (45,058 m2)
Completed 1969
Height 530 (162)
Ranks 3rd Tallest

Plaza Tower
1001-1027 Howard Ave, New Orleans, LA