Tour The Originals' Moody New Orleans Mansion (PHOTOS)

Ileane Rudolph

The Originals’ production designer Bill Eigenbrodt has built the perfect setting for Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and his centuries-old vampire clan—an opulent New Orleans home that’s both mysterious and elegant. “The Mikaelsons have a great respect for anything that decays because they do not,” says Eigenbrodt. “They love exposed brick and mortar, broken plaster, and crumbling molding.” Eigenbrodt takes us behind the mansion’s gates.

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