carr2Carrollton Avenue is a mixture of antebellum homes, small businesses, coffee shops and restaurants. The river bend section where Carrollton Ave. meets ST. Charles Ave. offers quaint neighborhood shopping.

Originally acquired in 1719 by Bienville, the founder of New Orleans, the neighborhood occupies an area stretching from the Orleans/Jefferson line to Broadway and from Airline Highway to the Mississippi River.

carr1The community was named after General William Carroll who commanded a portion of General Andrew Jackson’s army in 1814. Carrollton was incorporated into the city in 1845.

Today the streets are lined with stately mansions, charming bungalows, renovated cottages and revenue producing doubles. Carrollton Avenue is located on the streetcar line and offers direct access to many amenities including Tulane and Loyola Universities.