Gentilly Terrace, New Orleans

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Coordinates: 30°00′10″N 90°03′10″W / 30.00278°N 90.05278°W / 30.00278; -90.05278
Gentilly Terrace
New Orleans Neighborhood
Gentilly June 2011 Gentilly Terrace and Gardens.jpg
Country United States
State Louisiana
City New Orleans
Planning District District 6, Gentilly District
Elevation 0 ft (0 m)
Coordinates 30°00′10″N 90°03′10″W / 30.00278°N 90.05278°W / 30.00278; -90.05278
Area 1.21 sq mi (3.1 km2)
 - land 1.21 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 3,745 (2010)
Density 3,095 / sq mi (1,195 / km2)
Mayor Mitchell Joseph "Mitch" Landrieu
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 504

Gentilly Terrace is a neighborhood of the city of New Orleans. A subdistrict of the Gentilly District Area, its boundaries as defined by the City Planning Commission are: Filmore Avenue to the north, People's Avenue to the east, Dahlia Walk and Benefit Street to the south and Elysian Fields Avenue to the west.

Geography[edit]

Gentilly Terrace is located at 30°00′10″N 90°03′10″W / 30.00278°N 90.05278°W / 30.00278; -90.05278 [1] and has an elevation of 0 feet (0.0 m).[2] According to the United States Census Bureau, the district has a total area of 1.21 square miles (3.1 km2). 1.21 square miles (3.1 km2) of which is land and 0.00 square miles (0.0 km2) (0.0%) of which is water.

Adjacent Neighborhoods[edit]

Boundaries[edit]

The City Planning Commission defines the boundaries of Gentilly Terrace as these streets: Filmore Avenue, People's Avenue, Dahlia Walk, Benefit Street and Elysian Fields Avenue.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 10,542 people, 4,258 households, and 2,783 families residing in the neighborhood.[4] The population density was 8,712 /mi² (3,401 /km²).

As of the census of 2010, there were 8,210 people, 3,351 households, and 2,158 families residing in the neighborhood.[4]

Education[edit]

New Orleans Public Schools operates district public schools, while the Recovery School District oversees charter schools.

Restaurants & Eateries[edit]

  • Adrian's Bakery
  • Chinese Tea Garden
  • Daddy's Donuts
  • Daiquiris & Company
  • East of Italy
  • Good Time Sushi
  • Pepperoni Ray's
  • Sammy's Food Service & Deli
  • Sassafras on the Lakefront
  • The Juju Bag Cafe
  • Yummy Sushi & Hibachi
  • Zimmer's Seafood

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. "Gentilly Terrace Neighborhood". Retrieved 2008-06-21. 
  4. ^ a b "Gentilly Terrace". Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. Retrieved 6 January 2012.