What makes living in Uptown New Orleans desirable for many New Orleanians is its easy accessibility to convenient amenities and beautiful homes with an array of architectural styles. Here you can find a charming Victorian double next door to a striking Greek revival style home. Many homes in this neighborhood are on the historic register and have 12-foot ceilings and original wood flooring. What makes Uptown attractive to home buyers is its location and walkability. A short walk will get you to the grocery stores like the national Whole Foods Market and the locally owned Langenstein’s. Pharmacy, healthcare and veterinarian options are all easily assessible. Uptown is also home to several fine dining establishments like Lilette, Clancy’s, Shaya, and Le Petite Grocery. This neighborhood also offers a variety of charter and private schools that make raising a family in this area an excellent choice. Uptown is home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, as well as Audubon Park and Zoo. On an afternoon promenade through Audubon Park, you’ll see dog walkers, bird watchers, runners, and sunbathers. The Audubon area also offers quick access to the St. Charles streetcar line that brings you to the Riverbend area (heading west) or downtown. Riding on the streetcar car is a popular family activity and the perfect place to view the mansions that populate St. Charles Avenue. Additionally, Uptown Orleans includes a popular 6-mile strip of shopping down Magazine Street. Here you can find high-end clothing boutiques, day spas and home furnishing stores. The University area includes the quaint Maple Street, populated with coffee house and bakeries, as well as college bars. The recently reimagined Freret Street offers a thriving 10 blocks of bars, and a host of restaurants offering up unique cuisines that are all remarkably affordable. Uptown also includes the Black Pearl, Carrollton, Irish Channel and Riverside neighborhoods.