Algiers Point, New Orleans, LA

Algiers Point Neighborhood Guide New Orleans, LA

About

Algiers Point is a historic and vibrant neighborhood located on the Mississippi River's west bank in New Orleans, Louisiana. Known for its Southern charm, it is recognized as one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city, dating back to 1719, with a mixture of Creole cottages, shotgun houses, and Victorian mansions. The neighborhood is easily accessible via the Canal Street Ferry, providing a scenic commute to downtown's bustling French Quarter. Landmarks in Algiers Point include the Jazz Walk of Fame and the Old Algiers neighborhood.

What You Will Love about Algiers Point, New Orleans, Louisiana

  • The community's artistic vibe, with several galleries, live music venues, and artistic murals scattered throughout.
  • From quaint local pubs to trendy coffee shops, Algiers Point offers a diverse dining and nightlife scene.
  • The breathtaking, unobstructed view of the Mississippi River and the New Orleans skyline from the neighborhood's riverfront promenade.
  • The convenience of having a quick and scenic ferry ride to downtown New Orleans and the French Quarter.

What’s Nearby

Algiers Point is just a short ferry ride away from the heart of New Orleans, providing easy access to the French Quarter and the Central Business District. The nearby Crescent Park offers stunning views of the city skyline, while the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and the National WWII Museum offer vibrant cultural experiences.

Lifestyle

Residents of Algiers Point enjoy a relaxed, small-town atmosphere within the bustling city of New Orleans. The neighborhood offers a mix of local shops, bars, and restaurants and abundant green spaces for outdoor activities. Its close proximity to downtown allows residents to conveniently experience the city's vibrant culture and nightlife.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 435 restaurants, 50 grocery stores, and 42 parks within a mile of the Algiers Point neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Faubourg Fresh Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.1 miles

    541 Bermuda St

  • GROCERY
    Opelousas Point Supermarket

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    601 Opelousas Ave

  • GROCERY
    John's Seafoods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fish Market, Grocery Store / Supermarket

    0.3 miles

    825 Teche St

  • GROCERY
    Algiers Central Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    840 Teche St

  • GROCERY
    River Fine Foods Store

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    1403 Patterson Dr

  • GROCERY
    Newton's Discount Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    1424 Newton St

Algiers Point Apartments and Rentals

48 Rental properties in Algiers Point, New Orleans, LA.

  • 606 Independence St #A property

    $1,300

    606 Independence St #A

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    900 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 329 Whitney Ave. property

    $3,250

    329 Whitney Ave.

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1123 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 917 Whitney Ave. property

    $1,300

    917 Whitney Ave.

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    840 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 3431 Chartres St #3 property

    $2,750

    3431 Chartres St #3

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1445 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 639 Desire St property

    $5,800

    639 Desire St

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    2687 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1117 Patterson Rd property

    $5,000

    1117 Patterson Rd

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1800 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
34.7%
45.4%
utilities
1.8%
23.5%
food
0.2%
3.4%
transportation
0.5%
6.8%
healthcare
9.3%
11.8%

Algiers Point Demographics

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Algiers Point Reviews

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  • Nearby Parks

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 4 of 5 renters

Algiers Point Transportation

walk bike and transit

Friends of the Ferry

Other

525 Pelican Ave

Algiers Ferry Terminal

Other

138 Morgan St

Canal Street / Algiers Ferry

Other

1 Canal St

Source: foursquare.com

Algiers Point Schools

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French QuarterNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana----
Garden DistrictNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana$975
33%
AlgiersNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana$737
0%
Central Business DistrictNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana$991
34%
French Quarter - CBDNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana$991
34%
Warehouse DistrictNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana----
Mid-City New OrleansNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana$1,300
19%
GentillyNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana----
Uptown and CarrolltonNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana$850
26%
UptownNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana----
MarignyNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana----
Bywater DistrictNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana$1,550--
Mid-CityNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana$1,050--
Lower Garden DistrictNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana$950
29%
BywaterNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana----
LakeviewNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana----
Seventh WardNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana----
Bourbon StreetNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana----
Central CityNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana----
Esplanade Ridge Historic DistrictNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana$1,300--
AudubonNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana$1,599--
St. RochNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana----
Faubourg LafayetteNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana----
Irish ChannelNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana$1,050--
FairgroundsNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana$1,214--
BroadmoorNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana$1,150--
East CarrolltonNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana----
LeonidasNeighborhood in New-orleans, Louisiana$1,100
6%