Stroll down Frenchman Street, enter a dimly light jazz club, and experience the calming aura of New Orleans at night. View the stunning façades of the Napoleon House and Brennan's Restaurant accented by soft-burning streetlights and the white glow of the moon. Photojournalist Kerri McCaffety takes you on a late-night tour of New Orleans, letting the intriguing beauty of the city gleam beneath a Crescent moon. Jackson Square lit by candlelight, the Superdome awash in color, and avenues twinkling with Christmas lights are just a few of the many memorable sights captured. Nightspots, Mardi Gras parades, holiday decor, architecture from the universities to the French Quarter, streetcars, cemeteries, fireworks, and even lightning all shine from the pages of this gorgeous collection.
New Orleans at Night: The Magic of the Crescent City After Dark
Award-winning photographer and writer Kerri McCaffety reveals the enchanting quality of New Orleans as the moon rises over the Crescent City. Historic architectural gems, streetcars, cemeteries, pulsing nightspots, and breathtaking lakefront views bathed in twilight are just some of the many gorgeous images that grace this collection.
Kerri McCaffety counts among her accolades a Gold Lowell Thomas Award from the Society of American Travel Writers and an Author of the Year award from the New Orleans Gulf South Booksellers Association. Her books with Pelican include Obituary Cocktail: The Great Saloons of New Orleans; The Majesty of St. Charles Avenue; Etouffée, Mon Amour: The Great Restaurants of New Orleans; Napoleon House; St. Joseph Altars; The Majesty of the French Quarter; Visions of the Vieux Carré; The Majesty of St. Francisville; and Let's Walk the French Quarter.
11 x 11 Hardcover
Published: September 02, 2015
Features: Photography, Illustrated