The Sign on the Roof – Day and Night

Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans - Louisiana
Hotel Monteleone Sign Day

Day Shot of the Hotel Monteleone Sign

Hotel Monteleone Sign Night Shot
Night Shot of the Hotel Monteleone Sign

 When I first moved to New Orleans in 2007, I lived in the French Quarter and the Hotel Monteleone was the view from the little place I rented in the D.H. Holmes apartment building.  Every night, the sign reflected its red light on my bedroom wall. 

Hotel Monteleone Sign Day
Day Shot of the Hotel Monteleone Sign

 I now have a closer relationship with the Hotel and its sign.  Getting to enjoy the Hotel Monteleone from my apartment’s balcony was a prelude of learning, understanding and working under “the sign on the roof.”

Hotel Monteleone Sign Night

Night Shot of the Hotel Monteleone Sign

Hotel Monteleone Sign Black and White

Black and White Shot of the Hotel Monteleone Sign

Hotel Monteleone Sign Night

Night Shot of the Hotel Monteleone Sign

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New Orleans: The Magical Carousel Bar

Julie Sterling

I had the pleasure of visiting New Orleans last week for the Imaging USA 2012 conference, and whoa did I learn a lot there! With 3-4 daily sessions over three days (starting at 7AM – yikes!), a huge trade show, and fun parties, it was an experience. I was beyond thrilled to be able to stay a few more days and explore the city, too. I have a million photos to share, but one of my favorite places was definitely the Carousel Bar.

The history in New Orleans is incredibly rich, and the Carousel Bar fits right in. It is in the French Quarter, but is eons away from raucous Bourbon Street in style and atmosphere. I felt like I was transported to another time as soon as I stepped through the doors of the Hotel Monteleone and into this gem of a bar.

The bar really does rotate!…

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