1615 Poydras - The Freeport-McMoRan Building
Location & Area Information
   

1615 Poydras is located directly across from the 

Mercedes-Benz Superdome and offers easy Interstate access.  

                                  
The building is within walking distance to City Hall, Civil District Court, Federal Court, 
the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the New Orleans Arena, a variety of hotels, restaurants and other amenities.    
1615 Poydras is also located within the Medical BioDistrict Corridor.  The building is located on the 
bus route and is just blocks from the street car line and the train station.

 Map & Directions 

Get Directions To:
1615 Poydras Street
New Orleans LA 70112
USA

About New Orleans

New Orleans is pronounced 'New OR-linz' or 'New Or-LEE-uhnz' in American English, with many speakers of the Southern dialect (rare in the city) calling it 'New Or-LEENS'.  French La Nouvelle-Orl'eans, pronounced in standard accent is a major United States port city and historically the largest city in the state of Louisiana.

New Orleans is located in southeastern Louisiana along the Mississippi River.  The city is bordered by Lake Pontchartrain to the north and the Gulf of Mexico to the east.  It is named after Philippe II, Duke of Orl'eans, Regent of France, and is one of the oldest cities in the United States.  New Orleans is known for its multicultural heritage as well as its music and cuisine.  It is considered the birthplace of Jazz.

Its status as a world-famous tourist destination is due in part to its architecture, music, cuisine, its annual Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest and other celebrations and festivals.  It has been called the "most unique city in America".

Weather

The climate of New Orleans is humid subtropical, with short, generally mild winters and hot, humid summers.  In January, morning lows average around 43°F (5°C) and daily highs around 62°F (17°C).  In July, lows average 74°F (23°C) and highs average 91°F (33°C).  New Orleans experiences snow fall only on rare occasions.  Most recently, a small amount of snow fell during the 2004 Christmas Eve snow storm and again on December 11, 2008.


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Local Attractions

   
Museums
Aquarium of the Americas:  1 Canal Street (504.581.4629)
Louisiana Childrens Museum:  420 Julia Street (504.523.1357)
National WWII Museum:  945 Magazine Street (504.528.1944)
New Orleans Museum of Art:  City Park / 1 Collins Diboll Circle (504.658.4100)

Theaters / Events
Contemporary Arts Center:  900 Camp Street (504.528.3800)
Entergy IMAX Theater:  1 Canal Street (504.581.4629)
Le Petit Theatre:  616 St. Peter Street (504.522.2081)
AMC Palace Movie Theatre:  1200 Elmwood Park Blvd (504.734.2020)
The Theatres at Canal Place:  333 Canal Street - 3rd floor (504.581.5400)

Other
City Park:  1 Palm Drive (504.482.4888)
City Park Botanical Garden:  1 Palm Drive (504.483.9386)
Audubon Zoo:  6500 Magazine Street (800.774.7394)

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