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Central City

Historic • African American • Churches

About Central City

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Explore Central City

Essential to the city's jazz, brass band and civil rights heritage, the Central City neighborhood is a diverse place at the heart of New Orleans. Powerful local artists influence the community through exhibits and events at the Ashé Cultural Arts Center and McKenna Museum of African Art. Shops and cafes along historic Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard and Saint Charles Avenue highlight the area's revitalization in recent decades.

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