New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
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Pearl (The Pearl Restaurant)

The Pearl was the late night place for a dozen raw oysters and a few more
cold ones. Noted for it's classic neon sign (see below) on St. Charles near Canal Street. This
postcard (circa 1930s or 40s) is captioned:

The Pearl 119 St.Charles Street, in the Heart of Downtown New Orleans. Longest Oyster Bar in the South.
'We Never Close'
In the Heart of Downtown New Orleans
Good Food is the Specialty of the House.
Poor boy Sandwiches on Crisp, Delicious French Bread.
Oysters served at the longest Oyster Bar in the South.
Finest Seafoods. Your Favorite Drinks served by expert Mixologists.
Published by E.C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee, Wis.