|Three Lakeway Center|
|Location|| Metairie, LA |
|Roof||403 feet (123 m)|
Three Lakeway Center, in Metairie, Louisiana, is a 34-story, 403-foot (123 m)-tall skyscraper. It is the tallest building in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana and is the 13th tallest building in the Greater New Orleans area. It is also one of the tallest buildings in the unincorporated areas of the United States.
3838 North Causeway Boulevard, Metairie, LA
Jefferson is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States, on the north side of the Mississippi River. Jefferson is part of the New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 11,193 at the 2010 census. It is often known by locals as "Old Jefferson", but should not be confused with Old Jefferson in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.
Kenner is the seventh-largest city in the U.S. State of Louisiana following New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lafayette, Lake Charles and Bossier City. It is the largest city in Jefferson Parish and the largest incorporated suburban city of New Orleans. The population was 66,702 at the 2010 census.
Metairie is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States, and is part of the New Orleans metropolitan area. With a population at the 2010 census of 138,481, Metairie is the largest community in Jefferson Parish and the fifth-largest CDP in the United States. It is an unincorporated area that would be Louisiana's fourth-largest city if it were incorporated.
Metairie Cemetery is a cemetery in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. The name has caused some people to mistakenly presume that the cemetery is located in Metairie, Louisiana; but it is located within the New Orleans city limits, on Metairie Road.
New Orleans–Metairie Metropolitan Statistical Area, or the Greater New Orleans Region, is a metropolitan area designated by the United States Census encompassing eight parishes in the state of Louisiana, centering on the city of New Orleans.
Hancock Whitney Center, formerly One Shell Square, is a 51-story, 697-foot (212 m) skyscraper designed in the International style by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, located at 701 Poydras Street in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana. It is the tallest building in both the city of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana, and is taller than Louisiana's tallest peak, Driskill Mountain. The building is primarily used for leaseable office space, with some retail space on the ground level. The design of the building is very similar to Houston's One Shell Plaza and Denver's Republic Plaza, both built by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. Hines Interest is the developer of Hancock Whitney Center and Lincoln Property Company. Shell Oil Company is the building's largest tenant. The building was renamed in 2018. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2018.
The Trump International Hotel and Tower was a proposed residential tower located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana. It was a project of real estate mogul Donald Trump's Trump Organization. Supposedly in the planning stages from summer 2005 on, the project was finally declared dead in July 2011 after the location land was foreclosed on and sold at auction.
The First Bank and Trust Tower, located at 909 Poydras Street in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, is a 36-story, 481 feet (147 m)-tall skyscraper designed in the post-modern style by Welton Becket & Associates and developed by Joseph C. Canizaro. It is the fifth tallest building in both the city of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana. Floors 2-8 are parking levels, and 10-36 hold office space. Hertz Investment Group is the current owner, having acquired the building in 2005. The current name comes from the New Orleans area bank First Bank and Trust, the previous name comes from the Louisiana Land & Exploration Company.
Desire Street is a street in New Orleans, Louisiana, in the United States. According to John Churchill Chase, the street is named for Désirée Gautier Montrieul, the daughter of Robert Gautier de Montrieul who owned the plantation on the land where the street now lies. She married François de La Barre, for whom Labarre Road in Metairie is named. Her sister, Elmire de Montrieul, also had a street named after which was itself anglicized as Elmire Street, however it was renamed to Gallier Street circa 1895. Jed Horne, author of the 2005 book Desire Street, suggests that name is a misspelled homage to Désirée Clary a fiancé of Napoleon. The play A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams, refers to the former streetcar line to this street.
Doberge cake is a layered dessert originating in New Orleans, Louisiana, adapted by local baker Beulah Ledner from the Hungarian Dobos torte. Still popular in the area, the cake is made of multiple thin layers of cake alternating with dessert pudding. Very often the cakes are made with half chocolate pudding and half lemon pudding. They are covered in a thin layer of butter cream and a fondant shell or, alternatively, a poured glaze on the outside. They are normally made with six or more layers. Traditional flavors are chocolate, lemon or caramel.
Sheraton New Orleans, located at 500 Canal Street in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, is a 49-story, 490-foot (149 m) tall skyscraper. The Sheraton is the 6th Tallest Building in New Orleans. The hotel is part of Marriott International.
The Galleria located at One Galleria Blvd in Metairie, Louisiana, is a 21-story, 269-foot (82 m)-tall skyscraper designed by architect HKS, Inc. The Galleria was completed in 1986 and is the second tallest building in Jefferson Parish. The tower's primary use is as office space. Six towers of roughly equal height were originally planned; this tower is the only one that was built.
The buildings and architecture of New Orleans are reflective of its history and multicultural heritage, from Creole cottages to historic mansions on St. Charles Avenue, from the balconies of the French Quarter to an Egyptian Revival U.S. Customs building and a rare example of a Moorish revival church.
The New Orleans–Metairie–Hammond combined statistical area is made up of ten parishes in southeastern Louisiana and one county in Mississippi. The statistical area consists of the New Orleans metropolitan statistical area (MSA), Hammond, Louisiana, metropolitan statistical area, Picayune, Mississippi, micropolitan statistical area (μSA), and the Bogalusa micropolitan statistical area. As of the 2012 census estimates, the CSA had a population of 1,452,502. “ Area code 504, Area code 985, and partially Area codes 601 and 769”.
The media of New Orleans serve a large population in the New Orleans area as well as southeastern Louisiana and coastal Mississippi.
Alfred T. Bonnabel Magnet Academy High School is a comprehensive public high school in Kenner, Louisiana, and is part of Jefferson Parish Public Schools, the largest public school system in Louisiana. The Bonnabel Bruin Boys Basketball Team is well recognized throughout Louisiana, following years of recent success, including the school's 2017 appearance in the State Basketball Championships. Bonnabel is the only high school in Kenner, and serves most of Kenner and parts of Metairie.
Morning Call Coffee Stand is the name of a series of coffeehouses in the New Orleans metropolitan area that served New Orleans-style café au lait and beignets. It was the second oldest such business in Greater New Orleans, after Café du Monde.
Bayou Metairie was a stranded distributary bayou that was located in present-day New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, and Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA, that extended from the area known as River Ridge to Bayou St. John. Bayou Metairie was filled in during the late 19th century and early 20th century although remnants of Bayou Metairie persist.