Garden District Book Shop, New Orleans

4.4
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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4.7
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  • A lovely place to browse for a few minutes or an hour while in the Garden District. I wish they had a few more places to sit down, however.  more »
  • We've been here several times and always leave with multiple books. Great selection, and excellent (informed) service. If you want a real book, skip the chain stores, this is the place.  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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