Entries by Liz

TravelMyth Recognizes Us!

As we all know, the past year has been devastating for the travelindustry, but the recent developments regarding the vaccine and people’sdesire to travel again are a signal of an upcoming recovery in bookings. INN AT THE OLD JAIL IS NOW RANKED IN THE TOP 50 SMALL ACCOMMODATIONS IN LOUISIANA!

Would you stay a night inside this haunted old jail in New Orleans?

From The Louisiana Weekend. Before innkeepers Liz and Raul Canache resurrected the Inn at the Old Jail, it was built as a New Orleans police jail and patrol station in 1902. But is this historic Treme building also haunted? New Orleans psychic medium Cari Roy said she senses lingering spirits and energy. “The older a building […]

Thank you from Russ and Amy

Thank you for the great hospitality and wonderful accommodations we experienced during my 50th birthday stay at the Old Jail. It was truly and amazing time. We were all so comfortable at the Old Jail and it really felt like home from the minute we walked in. Going into my 27th year in law enforcement, […]

Award Winning Preservation Projects in New Orleans

“The 2018 Louisiana Landmarks Society Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation honors 22 exceptional projects in New Orleans. These awards honor projects completed in Orleans Parish in 2017, which represent outstanding examples of restoration or rehabilitation of historic buildings and new construction. ”  Liz and Raul Canache, owners; LK Harmon Architects; Bernardio Marcia, contractor Vacant […]

Owners of St. Philip Street police station want to turn it into bed and breakfast

When Liz Canache first laid eyes on the “Police Jail and Patrol Station” built in the turn of the 20th century in Esplanade Ridge, she knew she had to buy it. The 6,291-square foot Queen Anne and French Renaissance Revival-style building, located at 2552 St. Philip Street, was falling apart. The structure had crumbled around the […]

This Jail House Rocks

Story courtesy of Danielle Del Sol at Preservation in Print. Preservation in Print first reported on Liz and Raul Canache’s purchase of a former Tremé police station at 2552 Saint Philip St. from a 2014 City auction in its November 2015 issue, and PRC was fortunate enough to host a happy hour there that same month […]

St. Philip Street police station from 1902 auctioned

A “Police Jail and Patrol Station” built in the turn of the 20th century in the Esplanade Ridge neighborhood was auctioned off  Friday, according to city officials. The 6,291-square foot Queen Anne and French Renaissance Revival-style building, located at 2552 St. Philip Street, was given a market value of $175,000 in September 2012.  It is […]