Historic New Orleans mansion reportedly owned by Beyoncé catches fire


A $2.4 million historic New Orleans mansion “allegedly owned” by Beyoncé caught fire Wednesday night.

A spokesman for the department confirmed that the fire started at 6:15 pm central day time and was completely extinguished by 8:30 pm following information from 22 firefighters.

“If they hadn’t gotten there, it could have been much worse. It’s a historic house,” he told The Post, adding that no one was injured and there was no evacuation.

Local Outlet Nola.com previously reported The property was owned by the 39-year-old “Homecoming” superstar and her husband, rap legend and 51-year-old Rock Nation guru Jay-Z. local abc affiliate housing also tied up to the Carters.

The cause of the fire in Garden District is not yet known. This was contained by 7 pm and had risen to the status of a one-alarm fire only (ranking the severity of the fire).

Sugarcane Parks, LLC acquired the home in 2015. The LLC is managed by Celestine Lawson (legal name) Beyoncé ©’s Mom, better known as Miss Tina) and is registered at a Sherman Oaks address where the singer has several other LLCs.

A fire broke out in central daylight at around 6:15 p.m. last night in a $2.4 million historic New Orleans mansion tied to Beyoncé.
A fire broke out in central daylight at around 6:15 p.m. last night in a $2.4 million historic New Orleans mansion tied to Beyoncé.
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Spanning 13,300 square feet, the six-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bathroom home was built as Westminster Presbyterian Church in 1927.
Spanning 13,300 square feet, the six-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bathroom home was built as Westminster Presbyterian Church in 1927.
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According to the listing, it consists of a large room, 26 feet long, which was once a sanctuary, wooden floors, a courtyard and a balcony.

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According to Realtor.com, it had an eight-dancer ballet company before the house was converted in 2000.

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As per city records, this building is spread over 15,200 square feet.

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The great room is pictured.

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The great room is pictured from above.

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The naked staircase turns and climbs to the second floor.

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Although the home is valued at over $2.4 million, it only moved hands in 2015 at a nominal recorded value of $100, according to city records. It was owned by the previous owner, Sandra C. McNamara in 2013 for $2.5 million, records show.

According to Realtor.com, the six-bedroom, six-and-a-half bathroom home was built in 1927 as Westminster Presbyterian Church. As per city records, this building is spread over 15,200 square feet.

Before the house was converted in 2000, it had an eight-dancer ballet company, according to Realtor.com.

According to Realtor.com, the six-bedroom, six-and-a-half bathroom home was built in 1927 as Westminster Presbyterian Church.
According to Realtor.com, the six-bedroom, six-and-a-half bathroom home was built in 1927 as Westminster Presbyterian Church.
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The kitchen and dining room are connected by the great room.
The kitchen and dining room are connected by the great room.
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The cause of the fire in Garden District is not yet known.
The cause of the fire in Garden District is not yet known.
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According to the listing, it consists of a large room, 26 feet long, which was once a sanctuary, wooden floors, a courtyard and a balcony.

Work has been done on the property since the most recent photos were taken in 2013, permit and inspection records show.

A representative for Beyoncé did not return the Post’s request for comment.

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Work has been done on the property since the most recent photos were taken in 2013, permit and inspection records show.

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A wonder is depicted.

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A bathroom is painted.

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The cause of the fire in Garden District is not yet known.
The cause of the fire in Garden District is not yet known.
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A spokesman confirmed to the Post, the fire was completely brought under control by 8:30 p.m. after 22 firefighters arrived at the scene.
A spokesman confirmed to the Post, the fire was completely brought under control by 8:30 p.m. after 22 firefighters arrived at the scene.
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