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NORA Signs First Lease Since Launching NORA Green Initiative


Media Contacts: Anna Koehl: 504-524.5169 | akoehl@e-bmf.com Chris Herting: 504-529-5109 | cherting@e-bmf.com

NORA Signs First Lease Since Launching NORA Green Initiative

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The New Orleans Redevelopment Authority… [ read more ]

Redevelopment Perspectives: Reclaiming Vacant Properties

By Lemuel Hancock, NORA Planner

I recently had the opportunity to attend the Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference in Philadelphia hosted by the Center for Community Progress, which focused on how cities across the United States are responding to the challenge of vacant lots and blighted structures in order to… [ read more ]

Walmart Breaks Ground on Store in Gentilly

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ann Fabens-Lassen 504-558-1785 aflassen@theehrhardtgroup.com

Walmart Breaks Ground on Store in Gentilly Location to provide fresh food and jobs to residents of Gentilly Area

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 10, 2013 – Walmart broke ground on a new store in the former… [ read more ]

NORA-Funded Building is New Home for Propeller Incubator

By: Le’Yondo Dunn

As a part of our mission to celebrate and revitalize New Orleans’ neighborhoods with catalytic public investments, NORA has helped funded the renovations of several key buildings near the intersection of Washington and Broad.

Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation is one of the newest neighbors… [ read more ]

New Neighbors on the Boulevard: Cease Fire

By: Le’Yondo Dunn

Starting this month, Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard will have its newest neighbor: the CeaseFire New Orleans team, who will be moving into the ground floor of the Harrell Building.

Started in February 2012, CeaseFire New Orleans is part of Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s “NOLA FOR LIFE”… [ read more ]

Redevelopment Perspectives: Living with Water

By Kirsten Melberg, Senior Planner

Last Saturday, I went for my weekly fifty mile bike ride starting at the lakefront on West End Blvd., down Lakeshore Drive over the Industrial Canal, into New Orleans East, past the lakefront airport before cutting down to Chef Menteur Blvd. I’ve biked these roads… [ read more ]