Experience New Orleans Garden District lodging at the Grand Victorian, designed and built in 1893 by famed New Orleans architect Thomas Sully. Lovingly brought back to its former glory and decorated with period furnishings, our New Orleans B&B welcomes you to a majestic historic past within the comfort and convenience of a modern bed and breakfast inn. If you are looking for a taste of history in your journey to New Orleans, this is the place to be. The Grand Victorian, designed and built in 1893 by famed New Orleans architect Thomas Sully, is a true period masterpiece. This Queen Anne Victorian house was originally built for Francis Johnson and his family. There are original drawings/plans of the house and millwork at Tulane University's Architectural Library. Thomas Sully and his business partner, James Feret, are known for beginning the first architectural firm in New Orleans and heavily influencing the unique feeling that Uptown New Orleans offers. The convenient location of the Grand Victorian is one of its greatest attributes. Nestled under the shady oaks of majestic St. Charles Avenue, the renovated historic mansion is the picture of New Orleans and a wonderful place to begin your trip.