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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Washington Square

Location: Bounded by Elysian Fields Ave. and Frenchman St., Dauphine St. and Royal St. Click here for a dowloadable layout map of Washington Square.

Size: 2.54 acres

Historic Landmark: Part of the Faubourg Marigny Historic District

Hours: 7 days a week, 8am-6pm in the winter, 8am-7pm during Daylight Savings 

Playgrounds: Yes

Additional Information:  Located at 700 Elysian Fields, the park anchors the area of Frenchmen Street famous for its music venues.  Washington Square Park is a favorite neighborhood spot to meet friends, sit in the sun or enjoy the shade of the historic oak trees, walk dogs, and catch the sights and sounds of the Marigny neighborhood. Originally developed as part of the tract of land owned by the Marigny and Mandeville families in the early 1800s, Washington Square Park has been a gathering and meeting place for generations of families. It now periodically hosts special events including annual festivals, art markets, concerts and more.

Click here for full information on park or square rental, including fee schedule, necessary permits and supporting documents, and more.

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Last updated: 11/5/2013 9:15:15 AM

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