It’s Tuesday, September 23 and 11:21am 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.
$3.4 billion invested Downtown since 2005
New Orleans ranked #1 Most Improved on "Best Cities for Business" Wall Street Journal Marketwatch
Louisiana ranked #1 State of the Year Southern Business & Development
Downtown welcomes approximately 120,000 people on a given week-day, enough to make it the fourth largest city in Louisiana
New Orleans is #1 Top City for Young Entrepreneurs 2011 Under30CEO.com
New Orleans ranked in top 10 "Next Cities" of the best places to live and work for young professionals Next Generation Consulting
New Orleans listed as 1 of 5 safe havens to ride out the recession Christian Science Monitor