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The East Carrollton neighborhood is located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The neighborhood is contained by Saint Charles Avenue on the southwest, South Carrollton Avenue on the northwest, South Claiborne Avenue on the northeast, and Broadway Street on the southeast. The community falls under the 70118 zip code area.
The neighborhood is comprised of mostly two-story residential homes. Schools that serve the educational needs of the community located inside the East Carrollton neighborhood are the Benjamin Franklin High School, Audubon Charter School, Saint Andrews Episcopal School, University Montessori School, and the Robert G. McNair Elementary School.
Degree-seeking students in the East Carrollton neighborhood can attend Tulane University, which is located just outside the community’s borders. Tulane University is quite well-known among educational circles and was founded in 1834 as the Medical College of Louisiana. Remarkably, it has survived both the Civil War and the devastation brought on by Hurricane Katrina.
An historic landmark located in the East Carrollton neighborhood is the Carrollton Cemetery that was established in 1849.
A convenient place for the residents of East Carrollton to relax and enjoy themselves, or exercise for fitness and fun is Palmer Park. The park is located on the neighborhood’s northwest border at the intersection of South Carrollton Avenue and South Claiborne Avenue. Audubon Park is a much larger park for the people of this neighborhood and its surrounding area. Located off of Saint Charles Avenue, Audubon Park is steeped in American history as a former plantation occupied by both Confederate and Union soldiers during the Civil War. The park’s amenities include a playground, picnic shelters, stables, golf course, jogging trail and seasonal pool.