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The antique wooden carousel in Carousel Gardens was created by famed carvers Looff and Carmel and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A post-Katrina renovation garnered national attention and praise from the National Historic Preservation Society.

LATEST BLOG POST: From a Tribulation to a Treasure

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We can say with certainty, no one in New Orleans likes hurricanes. And that goes for trees as well as for people. 

In Hurricane Katrina, the Park lost over 2000 trees. We're proud to say as of December 5, 2012, we've planted over 5000 new trees. And we're still counting! 


But Hurricane Katrina isn't the only hurricane that's affected New Orleans City Park. Recently in 2012, Hurricane Isaac ripped through the Park leaving the Park a mess. Often it's the trees that take the brunt of the storm and flooding. 

This tree (to the right) didn't fare too well in Hurricane Isaac. 

But this tree didn't leave its City Park family entirely. 

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