September 13th, 2013
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It’s Thursday, August 21 and 1:16am in Downtown New Orleans.
The growth in residential development has been great for Downtown and we welcome both residents and their dogs. With limited green space, however, dog owners have more responsibility for cleaning up after their pets on streets and sidewalks. Did you know that allowing an animal to soil public property may… read more
Downtown parades generated a lot of trash along streets and sidewalks, but it didn't daunt the DDD's Clean Team! The DDD partners with the City of New Orleans to clean Downtown parade routes after krewes pass. The DDD's effort doesn’t stop there, however. All day and night, the DDD’s Clean… read more
With the world's best Super Bowl experience now behind us, the DDD is in full Mardi Gras mode! During the week leading up to the Super Bowl on February 3, the DDD Clean Team worked 24/7 to ensure that Downtown was sparkling clean before the weekend, and then maintained those… read more
Every day — not just during Super Bowl and Mardi Gras — the Downtown Development District’s Clean Team keeps Downtown sparkling clean. During parade season, the DDD’s philosophy is to maintain that standard daily. “We dont’ wait for Ash Wednesday to enforce our high standards, said President & CEO Kurt… read more
Downtown will be the stage for the spectacle that is Super Bowl XLVII, and the DDD is busy making that stage sparkle. From extra clean-up to providing information to guests to supervising volunteers, DDD employees will be on the front lines January 31-February 3. One of the major volunteer programs… read more
CLEAN TEAMS UPDATES Downtown Development District (DDD) Clean Teams were back on the streets again at dawn today, with their focus on Tulane Avenue and in the Central Business District (CBD). Clean Teams will continue to work through Downtown’s neighborhoods, including the Warehouse District and Lafayette Square, today and over… read more
New Orleans, LA (August 27, 2012) – The Downtown Development District (DDD) Operations teams are preparing for Tropical Storm Isaac's landfall by removing DDD light pole banners and preparing for post-storm cleanup. The City of New Orleans will suspend sanitation services on Tuesday and Wednesday. Residents and businesses should not… read more
Downtown is home to several public parks, include Lafayette Square, Mississippi River Heritage Park and Duncan Plaza
New Orleans ranked #1 Most Improved on "Best Cities for Business" Wall Street Journal Marketwatch
New Orleans named a 2009 American Fast City Fast Company
Downtown welcomes approximately 120,000 people on a given week-day, enough to make it the fourth largest city in Louisiana
Downtown's population has doubled in the past 10 years to 5,100 residents. It is expected to double again by 2020.
Downtown is a collage of 8 distinct neighborhoods that includes 4 historic districts.
New Orleans Tourism Breaks Record in 2011 with 8.75 Million Visitors University of New Orleans Hospitality Research Center
Louisiana ranked #1 State of the Year Southern Business & Development