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New Orleans Creole cottage renovation in the Irish Channel neighborhood. Love the doors and the shutter color.

"Built inside a South Carolina factory and shipped to its home in one of New Orleans’ historical neighborhoods, this shotgun cottage is the most popular building style in the Big Easy. Most shotgun houses are one room wide, and three to five rooms deep." Love this home style

Wait Until You See How Chip and Joanna Transformed Waco's Last Shotgun House

Creole cottage is a Treasure of Bourbon Street, on view May 19

Beyond cute

Shotgun house...they called them this because if you were to shoot a gun through the house it would go all the way through...typically the house had the bedrooms lined up on one side...and the living, dining and kitchen on the other...I lived in one once and I loved it...