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What Louisiana’s Major Cities Looked Like In The 1960s May Shock You. New Orleans Especially.

Wow. It’s amazing to look back and time and get a glimpse of what Louisiana used to be like. Looking at these places really sends me back in time to a moment when things were more simple and easy going. Seeing these Louisiana cities in the 1960s truly makes me wonder about what the world is going to look like in the next 50 years. Let’s take a look.

You can also check out these amazing videos of Lafayette and New Orleans in the past!

Canal Street, New Orleans, 1960s

Downtown Lafayette, Early 1960s

What did you think of these photos? What did they make you think about the past? Which ones were your favorites? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below! We love to hear your feedback.

Kezia Kamenetz
Kezia Kamenetz is a native to southern Louisiana and lives in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans currently. When not writing about all the amazing things to be found in her state, her central passion is dreams and the wisdom they can offer, which you can learn more about by visiting