Treme

Settlement

Early land grants

1718 - Jan 1812

Morand-Treme House Built

1728

Annexed by City

Jan 1812 - 2010

Culture

Congo Square Site Active

1729 - 1860

Free People of Color begin purchasing land

1780

Claude Treme begins selling lots

1798

College d'Orleans

1812 - 1823

St. Augustine Catholic Church Built

1840

Treme Farmers Markets Thriving

1841 - 1928

Mardi Gras Indians begin parading

1850

Storyville

1898 - 1917

Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club Founded

1916

Golden Age of Jazz

1920 - 1929

Iberville Housing Project

1940 - 2010

Laffite Housing Project

1941 - 2008

Area begins to decline

1949

Zulu allowed to parade on St. Charles

1968

Treme Community Improvement Association

1969

Rebirth Brass Band Started

1983

Esplanade Ridge Treme Civic Association

1996

Backstreet Cultural Museum Opened

dec 1999

Hurricane Katrina

aug 29 2005

60% Homeowner return-rate rebuilding community

2006

Immigration

Hatian Revolution

1791 - 1804

Height of European Immigration

1820 - 1860

Preservation

Morand-Treme House Demolished

1926

Demolition of Treme Market for Municipal Auditorium

1928

Storyville demolished for Iberville Housing Project

1939

Demolitions for Armstrong Park & I-10

dec 1960 - 1969

National Historic District Status

1980 - Present

Local Historic District Status

1998 - Present