New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
Friday, August 18, 2017
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Coast Guard Station


 

Bayou St. John meets the Lake, probably 1948. On the right of the old bridge is the Coast Guard Station (now gone) and the area known as the "Old Beach," the original home of Pontchartrain Beach. Above the Old Beach is Lake Vista, after the streets were built, but before homes went up. At the right of the Bayou is open ground which became Lake Terrace.

Source: New Orleans Public Library--Images of the Month