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523 First St

Irish Channel, New Orleans, LA
Total Size
60,722 sqft
Year Constructed
Year Renovated
Building Class

About 523 First St

The subject property previously housed Turnbull Bakeries, which manufactured Melba Toast and Garlic Rounds in the Irish Channel for decades. The venerable family-owned bakery had been in business since 1907, and operated out of the subject property from 1946-2012.

The properties take up the majority of the block bounded by Soraparu, St. Thomas, First & Rousseau Streets. The warehouse complex is solidly constructed and is in excellent condition. It consists of several previously separate buildings. Municipal addresses and known lot #s in Square 46 are shown below.

  1. Production Building. 519 First St. Approximately 37,851sf ground floor space + approximately 3,312sf of 2nd floor office and break rooms. Center eave heights are approximately 36'. 2 x dock level loading docks; 1 x ground level loading dock.

  2. Breadsticks Building. 534 (Lot 4), 538 (Lot 3), 542 (Lot 2) & 546 (Lot 1) Soraparu St.; 2354 St. Thomas St. (Lot 109). Approimately 13,448sf; center eave heights are approximately 30'. 1 x dock level loading door.

  3. Bakery Building. 518 Soraparu St. Approximately 6,820sf; center eave heights are approximately 25'. 1 x ground level loading door.

See "Marked Turnbull Properties" under "Attachments & Media" for more information. Construction documents for the Bakery Building are also available via email. - Area description: The Irish Channel is a neighborhood of the city of New Orleans. Its boundaries as defined by the New Orleans City Planning Commission are: Magazine Street to the north, First Street to the east, the Mississippi River to the south and Toledano Street to the west.Today, the Irish Channel is one of the hottest residential markets in New Orleans. With a vibrant community, numerous area amenities and a beautiful historic building stock, that trend is sure to continue. - Number of buildings: 1 - Building condition: Excellent - Tenancy: Single Tenant

Internet Providers for 523 First St

Provider Technology Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed
Cox Communications Cable
1 Gb/s
25 Mb/s
MegaPath Corporation Copper Wireline
6 Mb/s
6 Mb/s
AT&T Louisiana DSL
3 Mb/s
768 kbps

The Neighborhood: Irish Channel

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Irish Channel
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