It’s Friday, November 28 and 7:12am 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 is at the center of 12 neighborhoods that are home to almost 40,000 residents with a strong income and education profile
Downtown is the largest employment center in Louisiana with 62,000 jobs
New Orleans listed as 1 of 5 safe havens to ride out the recession Christian Science Monitor
"The transformation that's taking place in New Orleans both socially and economically is stunning." World Trade 100 Magazine
Louisiana ranked #1 State of the Year Southern Business & Development
New Orleans named one of the 15 Coolest North American Cities MSN Travel
Downtown welcomes approximately 120,000 people on a given week-day, enough to make it the fourth largest city in Louisiana
Looking for a place to live? There are 2,875 residential units Downtown and even more in the pipeline.