Uptown shop brings Sicilian culture to the Deep South

Mar 13, 2020 193

BY: SUZANNE PFEFFERLE TAFUR

Since the word “sud” translates to “south” in both Italian and French, it’s a fitting moniker for a novel arts and antique shop on Magazine Street. Sud (4021 Magazine St.) celebrates Sicily, Italy, while also embracing the culture of New Orleans — a Southern city that’s famous for its French heritage and also brimming with Sicilian flavors.

The traditions of the Mediterranean locale are more noticeable in March, thanks to St. Joseph’s Day, than during any other time of the year. Architects William Brockschmidt and Richard Dragisic opened the bright and airy shop in November 2019. (The building, a double shotgun house, also hosts Brockschmidt’s home design firm, Brockschmidt & Coleman.)

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SOURCE: https://www.nola.com

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