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innerbohemienne: “New Orleans shotgun house ”

Shotgun House in the Faubourg Marigny, New Orleans, LA | photo by Kimberly Anne Nesmith

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Prytania Street in New Orleans.  The husband and I stayed near here on our first three trips to New Orleans.

Prytania Street in New Orleans. The husband and I stayed near here on our first three trips to New Orleans.

Shotgun House. Tiny little houses with two rooms opening into each other. Why Shotgun? Open the front door, open first room door and open the back door and you can fire a shotgun through the house and out the other side. Probably not the actual reason for the name of these houses but it sounds good.    The shotgun house in African-American architecture: tracing the history of the shotgun (or "shogun") house from Ybor City in Tampa FL to New Orleans, Haiti and Western Africa

ArchitectureWeek Great Buildings Image - Shotgun House

An architectural image of Shotgun House in the Great Buildings Online.

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New Orleans balconies

New Orleans balconies

Shotgun double on Washington in New Orleans.

Shotgun double on Washington in New Orleans.