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French Quarter History

French Quarter History

Spring Dates Coming Soon!

This course focuses on the history of the French Quarter as both the original city of New Orleans and its shifting role as the city’s flagship neighborhood. While the French, Spanish, and early American periods are covered, the emphasis of the course is on 20th century history. Topics include, but are not limited to: architecture, historical preservation, colorful characters, the rise of tourism, literature and arts, drinking culture, crime and vice, and LGBT+ history. The last class meeting is a walking tour of the French Quarter. 


Tuition: $245

Course Dates: TBD

Day(s): TBD

Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Loyola Uptown Campus (Classroom TBD)



Discounts available for Loyola alumni, current Loyola students, Loyola faculty and staff and active duty or retired military.

Must email qualifying ID to upon registration.

For additional information on registration requirements, parking, cancellations, and the refund policy, please click here.