It’s Friday, October 31 and 5:28am 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
New Orleans Tourism Breaks Record in 2011 with 8.75 Million Visitors University of New Orleans Hospitality Research Center
Downtown welcomes approximately 120,000 people on a given week-day, enough to make it the fourth largest city in Louisiana
Downtown is 1.2 walkable square miles
New Orleans named a 2009 American Fast City Fast Company
New Orleans listed as 1 of 5 safe havens to ride out the recession Christian Science Monitor
New Orleans has 3rd fastest wage growth in the USA CareerBuilder.com
Sporting and cultural events attract 2.5 million visitors Downtown each year
Looking for a place to live? There are 2,875 residential units Downtown and even more in the pipeline.