Encyclopedia V

Verrett Street:
Algiers.
– Joe Lazzard, the leader of the Pacific Brass Band, lived here.

Victor’s Café:
Victor’s Cafe, 601 Chartres St. at Toulouse, New Orleans, La.
In the heart of the Vieux Carre since 1873, home of John McDonogh, Famous for Mint Julips and New Orleans Gin Fizzes. This building now houses the Stage Door lounge.
Pianist Steve Lewis, of the Piron Band, played here his last solo gig.

Ca. 1950s

Villere Street:
Seventh Ward.
– Freddy Keppard was raised in this street.
– Perseverance Hall number 4