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This venue is one of the best-kept secrets of the Botanical Garden’s intimate event spaces. Tucked behind the Conservatory, this unique brick structure is reminiscent of an old English cottage, with exquisite details including a slate roof, copper gutters and windows flanked by classic wooden shutters complementing its quiet charm. The Garden Study Center is ideal for small gatherings, meetings and seminars.

Venue Specifications & Seating

* Capacity: 75 standing reception, 60 seated dinner
* 1,620 sq. ft.
* Projection screen
* Ideal for intimate gatherings, meetings, seminars

Please see the bottom of this page for a link to the floorplan of the Garden Study Center and Lath House.


A unique indoor-meets-outdoor event space, Lath House offers the best of both worlds: a gorgeous covered structure with open lath walls and scored concrete floors. A bronze-toned translucent roof protects guests from the elements but bathes the room in rich light, and open, slatted walls offer a fragrant cross breeze from the garden.

Venue Specifications & Seating

* Capacity: Combined with the Garden Study Center, 125 standing or 125 seated

Please see the bottom of this page for a link to the floorplan of the Garden Study Center and Lath House.


The serene, neatly manicured greenway surrounding the Botanical Garden lily pond offers a brilliant stage for cocktail receptions. The pond, which is planted with a collection of blooming tropical water lilies, features the eye-catching sculpture titled "Undine" and the grounds are ensconced in rose bushes.

The Garden Study Center, Lath House, and Lily Pond are often rented together. To further examine the venues New Orleans City Park has to offer, take a look at our Sales Brochure.

For more information, contact City Park Sales at (504) 488-2896 or e-mail

Garden Study Center & Lath House Floorplan


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