Category: Sustainability

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...

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...

Reforesting Pontchartrain Park campaign to reduce stormwater runoff by planting 700 trees in historic subdivision

Local nonprofit Sustaining Our Urban Landscape, or SOUL, will launch its Reforesting Pontchartrain Park campaign on Friday (Jan. 15). The group plans to plant 700 native trees in historic Pontchartrain Park — one in front of every home. Trees planted during...