This 1924 map detail includes the streets of town of Milneburg which was on the lakeshore
before land reclamation projects during the 1920s and 30s. According to one account, in 1839 the town of Milneburg consisted
of a few houses, the Washington and Arch Hotels, a grocery, two barrooms and a bakery. (Courtesy New Orleans Public Library.)
This older map shows Milneburg before plans were made for land reclamation.