Tagged: Gentilly Resilience District

Program has helped 150 Gentilly homeowners weather the storms

The Community Adaption Program, part of the federally funded Gentilly Resilience District, recently completed its 150th homeowner-driven stormwater management project, the Mayor’s Office and the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) announced last week. Cumulatively, the first 150 completed CAP projects...

As plans for the Dillard Wetlands take shape, neighbors express concern over access to the public greenspace

By Jesse Baum, Gentilly Messenger The 27-acre wooded area near the Dillard University campus is a rare patch of uncultivated land in a city that has, for centuries, grown around it. Its groves are thick with invasive species such as...

Art, infrastructure and resilience come together in Gatto Playground

The city hosted a celebration of art and infrastructure on Saturday (May 15) at Gatto Playground. Not far from London Avenue, the event focused on the themes of water, remembrance, adaptation and ecology. Local artists Langston Allston, Courtney Egan, Brendon...

St. Anthony Green Streets to hold public art event Saturday at Gatto Playground

St. Anthony Green Streets and the Public Art Projects in the Gentilly Resilience District are returning to in-person events  to continue involving the local community in establishing a new standard for neighborhood-scale streets and parks. On Saturday (May 15), artists...

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...