From Basin to Backatown: The Untold Story of Storyville (Source: @noirnnola)

The good folks at Noir 'N NOLA just did a really dope write up about the history of Storyville in New Orleans

 

"From Mardi Gras, French Quarter Fest, to Super Sunday -- Basin Street has become "the spot" for many New Orleanians. This cultural hangout parallels Rampart Street and neighbors the historic French Quarter, Congo Square, and St. Louis Cemetery #1. Just around the corner stands the Iberville and Lafitte Housing Projects. As every area in New Orleans has a story, here is that of the illicit, Storyville "red-light" district."

Go check out the article here

William Berrios