Tagged: Gentilly Resilience District

Neighbors celebrate the Pontilly Stormwater Network: ‘It’s been actually saving us from flooding’   

City officials gathered in Pontchartrain Park on Wednesday to mark the end of Phase 1 of the Pontilly Neighborhood Stormwater Network construction. Neighbors, whether they were at the ceremony or not, were also celebrating the fact that, after five straight...

Irises, cedars and willows: Making the accidental forest a neighborhood park

By Jesse Baum, Gentilly Messenger A 27-acre woodland that borders Dillard’s campus is set to be transformed into a wetland park. Plans from the initial design phase include trails, a playground, an outdoor classroom and areas for ecological research.  On...

Changes are in the works for Gentilly Resilience District, and the city wants your input

The city plans to reallocate some of the federal dollars flowing into the Gentilly Resilience District. The money would affect an array of green developments, including the Blue and Green Corridors, Dillard Wetlands, Mirabeau Water Gardens, St. Anthony Green Streets...

St. Anthony Green Streets debuts a Lantern Walk and plans for public art

By Jesse Baum, Gentilly Messenger The St. Anthony Green Streets Project has begun another series of public events, half a sequence of Zoom meetings and presentations and half a pop-up self-guided tour of the project area. From Sept. 10 to...

Gentilly Resilience District launches lantern walk, online program, public art project

In March 2019, the Gentilly Resilience District installed viewing boxes throughout the neighborhood for residents to get a glimpse of the developing designs for Gatto and Filmore Playground, Wildair Drive, and Wingate Drive. As the design phase for the projects...

Jared Brossett Munch Factory grand opening

Brossett releases Annual Impact Report for 2019

Councilman Jared Brossett recently released his office’s 2019 Annual Impact Report, detailing major accomplishments for District D and the entire city. The report highlights last year’s accomplishments such as $30 million in roadwork improvement and doubling the funding for early...

St. Anthony initiative hosts Health and Wellness Week

The St. Anthony Green Streets team will host a Health and Wellness Week promoting personal health, community resilience, and environmental stewardship. Resilient NOLA, The Water Collaborative, Arts Council New Orleans, LifeCity, and other organizations are partnering on this week of...

Design for $100 million green infrastructure project in Gentilly is taking shape

By Christian Willbern, Loyola University New Orleans The Gentilly Resilience District Initiative is in its final design stages with construction starting as early as April of this year. The $141 million project aims to revitalize the neighborhood and increase social...

St. Bernard Neighborhood Willie Hall Playground, Gentilly Resilience District project

City to host meeting for St. Bernard Neighborhood Project design

The St. Bernard Neighborhood Project will integrate green infrastructure and recreation improvements at and around McDonogh 35 High School and Willie Hall Playground. The 90-acre, $10 million project is part of the greater Gentilly Resilience District initiative. Now with 60%...