Decatur Street is Named after Stephen Decatur, this street near the Mississippi River in the French Quarter was formerly known as "Levee Street" or "Rue de la Levée."
Looking up Decatur Street from the Joan of Arc monument
The street starts at Canal Street (across Canal Street, is Magazine Street) running across the French Quarter roughly paralleling the Mississippi River, and comes to its terminus at St. Ferdinand Street in the Faubourg Marigny neighborhood.
Decatur Street is a bustling street in the New Orleans French Quarter neighborhood that offers a lot to do in a very small amount of space. To start your tour, fuel up at Cafe Du Monde (800 Decatur Street), check out the shops at The Jackson Brewery (600 Decatur Street), then enjoy the beautiful Jackson Square then start walking toward Esplanade Avenue.
Along this route, you will find some of the most charming shops New Orleans has to offer.
Decatur Street has so much diversity in just a few blocks, here you will find antiques, collectibles, art galleries and vintage clothing. End your walking tour at the Old United States Mint, this Museum houses one of the finest museums of Louisiana culture and Art.
Antique New Orleans Featured Shop, Collectible Antiques
Collectible Antiques is located in the historic French Quarter in the French Market District, Collectible Antiques has been a Decatur Street staple for over 30 years, excellent customer service, helpful and knowledgeable sales people make this a must visit destination.
1232 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70116
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Daily
Near the corner of Barracks and Decatur Street stands a shop with a history as fascinating as the antiques and collectibles it sells, 1232 Decatur Street has a history that spans almost 200 years. As a part of the French Market District established in 1791 this historic building has housed furriers, oyster mongers, trap makers and even served as the Vieux Carré Courier from 1961-1978.
Originally built in 1835 this 2½ story brick store/residence features a cast iron gallery and brick dental details. Beautifully restored in 2002 By Jeff Fountain and Paul Ward.
Collectible Antiques is one of the artsiest and eclectic shops on Decatur Street, this 2800 sf shop is packed with antiques, art, New Orleans architectural artifacts and Mardi Gras collectibles.