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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...

Neighbors give input on Bastion wellness facility before City Council votes

Gentilly residents voiced concerns about parking, the character of the neighborhood and veteran housing when the Bastion nonprofit hosted a meeting about their proposed Gentilly Wellness Center last week. New Orleans City Council will soon vote on whether or not...

Bastion Community needs neighbors’ input for wellness center approval

The Bastion Community of Resilience wants to officially open its Veteran Wellness Facility, the Gentilly Wellness Center, and they need the neighborhood’s input this Saturday before visiting City Council again. In September, Bastion proposed a new land-use definition for what...

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%...

St. Anthony Green Streets Project moves to next design phase

By Jesse Baum, Gentilly Messenger After months of planning, the design team working on the Gentilly Resilience District’s St. Anthony project presented its 30 percent design to community members and the City’s Resilience Design Review Committee. After the presentation, the...