Just north of the French Quarter and adjacent to the Faubourg Marigny is a community that has history and flavor like no other. This free-spirited community is home to an eclectic mix of artists and musicians of all ages.
In Tremé, you’ll find a mix of New Orleans inspired architecture and a taste of Caribbean flavor. Raised cottages, shot guns, and two-story homes accented with iron gates fill this community with colorful flare. This community is built on local education, and you can enjoy the benefits of the Tremé Charter School Association which focuses on an educational experience immersed in the rich cultural context of New Orleans.
Known as the neighborhood that invented jazz, Tremé holds a special place in American music history. It is the birthplace of Louis Armstrong the favorite son of American Jazz as well as famed musician Trombone Shorty among others. Still today, the area is filled with celebratory second lines, brass jazz funeral processions and neighborhood music haunts.
The action never stops here as the community plays host to local festivals including the Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival, Tremé Festival, and Tremé Creole Gumbo Festival. You’ll also have convenient access to amazing museums that serve as a reminder of the historical importance of the area.
With the sweet smells of Creole foods and the tantalizing tunes of jazz filling the air, you’ll fall in love with Tremé, the cultural heart of New Orleans.