Nestled in the heart of Jackson Square in downtown New Orleans stands America’s oldest operating cathedral. The St. Louis Cathedral hosts a congregation that has been meeting since 1727. However the construction started on this building in 1789 and has been an iconic landmark in the city ever since.
Most notably known for its historic presence in the Garden District of New Orleans, Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 is the final resting place of over 7,000 people. The cemetery is preserved for its architectural and historical significance. It has also been made famous for its iconic novel and film debuts.