Category: Land Use & Development

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...

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Sponsored: Clerk Chelsey Richard Napoleon announces FREE subscriptions to the Remote Access system including civil records and land records

Clerk Chelsey Richard Napoleon announces FREE complimentary subscriptions to the Remote Access system, including civil records and land records. This will allow the public the flexibility of anytime, anywhere and anyplace access to information in both the Civil and Land...

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...

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...