New Orleans, LA a.k.a. The Big Easy, The Crescent City, NOLA, N'Awlins
Did you know...
- Canal Street, once the widest street in the world, was named for a canal that was planned for, but never built, on the street's dividing median
- Tombs are located above the ground in cemeteries, given the high water table in the area
- Founded at the beginning of the 18th century, New Orleans was believed to be safe from hurricanes and it was initially built in a rectangle block (now known as the French Quarter)