Basin St. train station in foreground. Boubede bar/whorehouse indicated by arrow.  The most famous block of bordellos in the world- Basin Street, Storyville, New Orleans.  same photo, colorized tourism postcard.  Same block from the west, prior to the trains being pulled out.  34  Row of whore cribs in Storyville 
Row of whore cribs in Storyville  Whore cribs in Storyville  More whore cribs in Storyville  Looking north down Bienville from the corner of Basin Street.  Boubede bar/whorehouse indicated by arrow.  Frank Early's 'My Place' saloon, which was directly across the street from the Boubede juke joint. In it's heyday, Tony Jackson lived upstairs, where he wrote the standard, "Pretty Baby", which also inspired the title of the 1978 film.  The 'My Place' building, as it is today. After prostitution was banned, Storyville was bulldozed. This is one of only three buildings from the Storyville era still standing. 
The same building being cleaned up after Katrina.