Originally Posted by Dralcoffin
Prytania Street? New Orleans' street names are part of its charm, I feel. Find me another city where the street names are even half as exotic and alluring sounding.
Supposedly called that because Barthelemy Lafon planned an academy on the street (prytanée in French).
The street names in NOLA are magical. There's actually a really good book about them; it was written by a cartoonist so it's pretty funny.
Frenchmen Desire Good Children
Seriously, we have Deers and Rabbits Streets, Lapeyrouse, Urquhart, Rocheblave, Kerlerec, Dufossat, Valence, etc. Oh, and Bunny Friend Park.