The homes and hosts of the Crescent City effervesce during the holiday season. In this intimate volume, author Bonnie Warren and photographer Cheryl Gerber highlight the elaborate decorations, history, public festivities, and exclusive gatherings of yuletide. From réveillon dinners to family repasts, feast on the unique spirit showcased in luxurious photographs and intriguing profiles.
Peek into some of the city’s most lavish parties in neighborhoods such as the Garden District, English Turn, Esplanade Ridge, the French Quarter, and Uptown. Featured are colorful holiday embellishments from Christmas trees to mantelpieces and attractions, including Jackson Square and City Park. With history, feasts, and festivities, this is a compilation of the elegance and style that defines Christmas in New Orleans.
About the Author
Bonnie Warren has served as the editor of New Orleans Magazine, city editor of Better Homes and Gardens and Metropolitan Home magazines, the founding editor of New Orleans Homes and Lifestyles, and is the winner of multiple awards from the Press Club of New Orleans. She worked as a public-relations specialist for more than thirty years and contributed to more than two dozen publications, such as Redbook, Playboy, and Woman’s Day. She previously collaborated with photographer Cheryl Gerber on Pelican’s New Orleans Historic Homes. An active cultural and civic volunteer, Warren lives in New Orleans, Louisiana.
About the Photographer
Cheryl Gerber is a freelance journalist and documentary photographer. A New Orleans native, she is the recipient of several Press Club of New Orleans awards. Gerber is a staff photographer for Gambit and a regular contributor to the New York Times, the Associated Press, and New Orleans Magazine.
NEW ORLEANS CHRISTMAS
By Bonnie Warren
Photography by Cheryl Gerber
ARCHITECTURE / Decoration & Ornament
HOUSE & HOME / Design & Construction
TRAVEL / United States / South / West South Central
COOKING / Holiday
192 pp. 8 x 11
265 color photos