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Henry Howard Ho­tel is named af­ter famed ar­chi­tect Henry Howard, who de­signed the town­house in the 1860s; The Spot­ted Cat Mu­sic Club is a lo­cal favourite for live mu­sic; choc-chip cook­ies reign at Willa Jean bak­ery; award-win­ning bar di­rec­tor Lau­ren Schell serves up NOLA-themed craft cock­tails at Sea­wor­thy (bot­tom right), which fea­tures a re­laxed out­door eat­ing area (be­low); Preser­va­tion Hall was founded in 1961 to pre­serve and pro­mote tra­di­tional New Or­leans jazz. Try a frozen wine slushie, or F’rose, at Willa Jean; the walls at Josephine Estelle are adorned with pal­metto mu­rals sal­vaged from the New Or­leans Opera House; all rooms at Henry Howard Ho­tel in­clude lo­cal art­works; of­fer­ing daily oys­ter spe­cials (bot­tom right), Sea­wor­thy is lo­cated in a 19th­cen­tury Cre­ole cot­tage (bot­tom far left).

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