Garden District Book Shop, New Orleans

4.4
Gift & Specialty Shop · Hidden Gem · Shopping
Garden District Book Shop resides inside the historic property called the Rink at the corner of Washington Avenue and Prytania Street, in New Orleans' beautiful Garden District.

We carry a large collection of regional titles - new and used; design, art and gardening books; fiction and non-fiction; children's; and hundreds of signed first editions and limited editions by many regionally and nationally acclaimed authors.

The Rink, was originally built in 1884 as the Crescent City Skating Rink (roller skating), to lure passing tourists during the World's Cotton Centennial Exposition. Since then the building has housed a livery stable, mortuary, grocery store, and gas station.
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  • The Garden District Bookshop is wonderful, and a must-see stop for all book lovers! The store is inside a historic building called The Rink. The store carries all different types of books. It has.....  more »
  • A great place for all sorts of books and gifts - it has a great local feel and the staff were wonderful  more »
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  • Lots of great books. I got a couple of classic crime books and Mardi Gras postcards. There's lot of books on local art and architecture. Service friendly.
  • The service was great!!! The lady that helped me today has a wonderful attitude. I couldn't have ask for better service. I recommend everyone go to this same store!!!

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