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A view of Exchange Place with the New Orleans Central Business District in the background

Exchange Place, formally Exchange Passage, is a pedestrian zone in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana.

The street was created in 1831 and was meant to be a second, back entrance to the Merchants' Exchange on Royal Street. Hence, its original name was Passage de la Bourse, or Exchange Passage.[1]

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  1. ^ Arthur, Stanley C. (2007). Old New Orleans: A History of the Vieux Carré, Its Ancient and Historical Buildings. Heritage Books. p. 31. ISBN 0788427229. Originally copyrighted in 1936.

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Coordinates: 29°57′16″N 90°04′02″W / 29.9544°N 90.0673°W / 29.9544; -90.0673