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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Rating your neighborhood
In this project, the following factors have been identified: housing costs, housing quality, schools, transit and proximity, crime, shopping and services, foods and restaurants, nightlife, creative capital, diversity, health and wellness, and greenspace.

For NorthWest Carrollton  (and yes we like our little neighborhood!)

Housing Costs & Housing Quality
We know you get a better bang for your buck buying homes in NorthWest Carrollton.
We have have solid turn of the century housing stock. 
Check out our PRC Great Neighborhood Sellabration Posts

This is New Orleans.
Lafayette Academy & Ursulines are within walking distance.
Ben Franklin is a straight shot out to the Lake on the University of New Orleans Campus.
Tulane & Loyola are close enough but far enough away for us not to have some of the issues associated with being "too close" to campus related activities. I'm sure you know what I mean.

Transit & Proximty
NorthWest Carrollton is about 15-20 minutes away from everywhere in the city and it's a straight shot to Elmwood in Jefferson. 
Earhart quickly gets you to the heart of the New Orlean or Jefferson
Carrollton can get you to Riverbend and St. Charles or to MidCity or City Park
The Carrollton Street Car ends at Claiborne by Palmer Park. There are bus and bike routes available.
I-10 access is nearby and you can take the Vieux Carre or Esplande exits into the Quarter.  OR you can drive down Carrollton to Bienville or Orleans and take a right.

We have an active Neighborhood Watch, a good relationship with NOPD and some of the lowest crime in the 2nd district. We monitor crime in the area and post to the blog crimes inside our boundaries.

Shopping and Services
You can walk to Roberts, Walgreens on the corner of Claiborne & Carrollton.
Hollygrove Market & Farm is only blocks away.
Take 5 can change your oil
CostCo is coming in Summer 2013...

Foods & Resturants, Nightlight, Creative Capital, diversity, Health & Wellness, Greenspace
Rock 'N Bowl and Ye Olde College Inn is on the corner of Earhart & Carrollton
The Art Market is the last Saturday of the month in Palmer Park.
Oak & Maple Streets are a street car ride away down Carrollton.
Audubon and City Park are minutes away.
As is Bayou St. John, a lovely place to kayak.
What we REALLY WANT is a Coffee Shop.... on Apple Street!

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