There is much controversy in New Orleans on what constitutes Uptown but the most modern recognized boundaries for Uptown are the Mississippi River to South Claiborne Avenue and Jackson Avenue to Broadway. It encompasses a number of neighborhoods from the CBD to Jefferson Parish. Some of these neighborhoods are The Irish Channel, The Garden District, Central City, University/ Audubon Area and Carrolton.
Uptown was developed during the 19th century, mostly from land that had been plantations in the Colonial era. Several sections were originally developed as separate towns, such as Carrolton, Lafayette, Jefferson City, and Greenville. Originally Uptown was part of Jefferson Parish until the city of New Orleans annexed it in 1874.
Today Uptown is an upbeat lively part of the city its best known for Tulane and Loyola University, Audubon Park, magnificent mansions along St Charles and all the shops restaurants and boutiques on Magazine St. The locals are a mixture of college students, young professionals, middle aged families and retires. Home prices vary widely from $150,000 to in the millions.
In comparison to The French Quarter most of the neighborhoods in Uptown are a little more laid back with a relaxed atmosphere but still nothing short of amazing.
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