Category: City Government

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...

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...