It’s Tuesday, September 2 and 1:46pm in Downtown New Orleans.
The Main Library, on the edge of New Orleans’ downtown Civic Center, opened in December, 1958. The building, encompassing three main floors and two sub-basements, is NOPL’s flagship location, providing the system’s largest collection of popular and research sources. The building also houses NOPL’s administrative offices, technical services, a technology center, and the YMCA’s adult literacy program.
DETAILS219 Loyola Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70112
Downtown Clean Teams work around the clock, making it one of the cleanest downtowns in the country.
New Orleans listed as 1 of 5 safe havens to ride out the recession Christian Science Monitor
Downtown is home to several public parks, include Lafayette Square, Mississippi River Heritage Park and Duncan Plaza
New Orleans named Major Market of the Year Southern Business and Development
New Orleans Tourism Breaks Record in 2011 with 8.75 Million Visitors University of New Orleans Hospitality Research Center
New Orleans named a 2009 American Fast City Fast Company
Looking for a place to live? There are 2,875 residential units Downtown and even more in the pipeline.
Downtown's population has doubled in the past 10 years to 5,100 residents. It is expected to double again by 2020.