Category: Land Use & Development

Gentilly Development District announces plans for some of Gentilly’s public spaces

The Gentilly Development District announced its plans Tuesday (Nov. 9) for ongoing beautification and economic development projects for the Gentilly area. Developments such as the utility art boxes and the new Welcome to Gentilly signs popping up around the community...

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...

Chelsey Richard Napoleon

Join us in examining the Anatomy of Notarial Acts hosted by Chelsey Richard Napoleon, Clerk of Civil District Court (Sponsored)

Clerk of Civil District Court Chelsey Richard Napoleon is offering New Orleanians a chance to research the history of their family, their property and other aspects of this culturally rich city.  Clerk of Civil District Court: Notarial Archives Research Center 1340...

Roadwork updates: Pontchartrain Park project reaches milestone; Pontilly stormwater network nears completion; work in St. Bernard area about 25% complete

From the Mayor’s Office An unprecedented amount of infrastructure work is happening across New Orleans — altogether more than $500 million on roadways and on vertical construction projects and there is more to come. For the first time in more...

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...