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The following are
all within
walking distance:



Arts Market

Burger King

Chase Bank

Dominican High School

Lafayette Academy Charter


Palmer Park

Plum Street Snoballs

Riccobono's Panola St Cafe


Robert Fresh Market Grocery

Rock N Bowl

RTA Streetcar

Saint Nicholas of Myra Chapel

St. Rita Catholic Central School

St. Rita Catholic Church


Super Serve Convenience Store

Tulane University

Walgreen's - 24 Hour store

Ye Olde College Inn


 

 
 
 
About our neighborhood

Fontainebleau is one of New Orleans’ most quiet, safe, and convenient neighborhoods. It is characterized by large canopy trees, generous neutral grounds, a beautiful Beaux Arts entrance, quiet streets, a convenient location, and an old-fashioned neighborhood atmosphere.

Historically, Fontainebleau is one of New Orleans’ newer neighborhoods, with its roots stretching only to the turn of the 20th century. Many of its houses were built during the Craftsman period and reflect California Bungalow, Mission Revival, and Shingle-Style influences. Its charm, quiet, safety, and old-fashioned neighborly atmosphere make it one of New Orleans’ most pleasant neighborhoods.

Located in the Carrollton area near the University Section, Fontainebleau is defined by its central axis of Fontainebleau Drive. It is bounded by Walmsley Avenue, Broadway Street, Claiborne Avenue (Highway 90), and Carrollton Avenue.

Fontainebleau's proximity to major thoroughfares makes it an excellent location for persons who work downtown, at the universities, or in Jefferson Parish. With Claiborne Avenue as one border, Fontainebleau is an easy drive to the Central Business District and the French Quarter. Traveling in the other direction, Claiborne Avenue becomes Jefferson Highway (Highway 90) and is a convenient, pleasant drive to Elmwood (with its stores, restaurants, and movie theaters), Harahan, and River Ridge.

With Carrollton Avenue as another border, Fontainebleau is a short drive to Interstate 10 (and from there to East New Orleans, Metairie, or the West Bank), Mid-City, City Park, and on to the University of New Orleans. Traveling in the other direction on Carrollton Avenue takes you to the RiverBend shopping and dining area, St. Charles Avenue, and Audubon Park. Located near the geographical center of the city, Fontainebleau is half-way to everywhere.


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What does the Fontainebleau Improvement Association do?

FIA sponsors several ongoing programs, both independently and in partnership with others.

Included are:

• Quarterly General Membership Programs
• Fontainebleau Police Patrol and Neighborhood Watch
• Fountainhead Newsletter
• FIA-NOLA.org Web Site
• Neighborhood Block Party
• Neighborhood Beautification
• Seasonal Garden Award
• Save our Trees Program
• E-mail Blasts with current neighborhood information
• Strategic Alliances with other neighborhood associations


CLICK HERE to e-mail us and let us know that you would like to join.