August 22nd, 2014
Public Meeting September 17 read more
It’s Thursday, August 28 and 12:05am in Downtown New Orleans.
On the evening of Saturday, August 23, between 250-300 Chevrolet Corvettes of the 2014 Gulf States Region Caravan will arrive in Downtown New Orleans to spend the night at the Hilton Riverside Hotel to enjoy the culture of Crescent City before departing the next morning on their way to the… read more
Thursday, DDD Economic Development Director Leigh Ferguson appeared in Detroit as a guest speaker on the past, present and future of Detroit's Eastern Market and the recommendations of the 2004 Urban Land Institute Advisory Services Panel, many of which laid the foundation for the development of the market as it… read more
PART OF THE 2015 BUDGETING PROCESS New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will wrap up his series of community meetings with council districts "B" on Tuesday and "D" on Wednesday. The purpose of the meetings is to discuss 2015 budget priorities. These meetings are intended to gather input as part of… read more
Last Weekend! Final weekend to catch the Crescent City Lights Youth Theater's production of Sleepover, a rollicking musical about a girls' slumber party. This production closes out the summer season which is done in partnership with NORDC. Filled with the usual overnight shenanigans, Sleepover explores the girl-talk, late-night pranks, and… read more
$1,000 to Best Design Proposals for Temporary Public Spaces read more
October 1-4 Register Now thru September 15! read more
In an effort to increase participation in the curbside recycling program, the City of New Orleans has announced that citizens in Downtown New Orleans can now call 311 to request delivery of the blue recycling bins if their property is eligible for collection by the City. Earlier this year, Mayor… read more
AS PART OF THE 2015 BUDGETING PROCESS read more
The Park, the first building of its kind in New Orleans, will house first-class retailers and services available to South Market District residents and visitors. In addition to five floors of car and bike parking, electric car charging stations, and both bicycle- and car-sharing programs, The Park will also feature… read more
Downtown welcomes approximately 120,000 people on a given week-day, enough to make it the fourth largest city in Louisiana
New Orleans Tourism Breaks Record in 2011 with 8.75 Million Visitors University of New Orleans Hospitality Research Center
Downtown is a collage of 8 distinct neighborhoods that includes 4 historic districts.
New Orleans named one of the 15 Coolest North American Cities MSN Travel
Downtown is home to several public parks, include Lafayette Square, Mississippi River Heritage Park and Duncan Plaza
Louisiana ranked #1 State of the Year Southern Business & Development
Downtown's Arts District is home to 18 art galleries and 5 museums.
New Orleans is #1 Top City for Young Entrepreneurs 2011 Under30CEO.com