New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson is looking to further invest in the city of New Orleans. She is reportedly interested in purchasing the Chris Owens Club located on Bourbon Street, in the heart of the French Quarter. The nightclub, which had been open since the 1950’s, closed its doors and went up for sale after New Orleans icon and longtime owner Chris Owens passed away in April.
New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson is interested in buying another famous symbol of New Orleans. https://t.co/1qh0oNgKOx— The Advocate (@theadvocatebr) July 1, 2022
Benson’s spokesperson, Greg Bensel said, “Mrs. Benson is currently looking at buying the piece of property, but she hasn’t purchased it. She’s always been interested in it because of her relationship with Chris Owens. She’s looking at investing in the property and bringing it back into commerce.”
In addition to the nightclub, the 3-story building also has several small apartments above the club.
Make sure you follow Canal Street Chronicles on Twitter at @SaintsCSC, “Like” us on Facebook at Canal Street Chronicles, and make sure you’re subscribed to our new YouTube channel. As always, you can follow me on Twitter @TheNolaGirl