Plum Orchard Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Plum Orchard is a residential neighborhood located on the east side of New Orleans, Louisiana. Tucked between two major thoroughfares, Interstate Highway 10 and Highway 90, this neighborhood is close to major cultural points of interest and offers quick routes to other parts of the city.
Schools in the area include Barbara Jordan Elementary School, part of the Orleans Parish school system and serves students from kindergarten to sixth grade, and private St. Mary Academy, one block to the south. There are several parks and playgrounds within the neighborhood’s boundaries. Pradat Playground and Robert Playground feature fields for athletics games, and blacktop basketball courts.
Lakefront Airport, a secondary airport to Louis Armstrong International Airport, is located to the north of Plum Orchard on the banks of Lake Pontchartrain. This airport has a flight school and offers services to chartered flights.
Dwyer Road acts as the northern border for Plum Orchard, which sits in the 70126 zip code. Highway 90, also known as Chef Menteur Highway, runs along the southern part of the neighborhood. To the east, Wilson Avenue runs parallel to the western border, Chantilly Drive.
There are several hotels nearby including a Super 8 Motel to the west. Near that is Red Carpet Inn/Mardi Gras Inn which has traditional motel accommodations as well as places to park recreational vehicles. Jude Travel Park of New Orleans also sits to the south of Plum Orchard and offers a place for visitors to park camping vehicles just a few minutes from the heart of the city.