It’s Friday, December 19 and 5:38am 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
Louisiana ranked #1 State of the Year Southern Business & Development
New Orleans named Major Market of the Year Southern Business and Development
Downtown Clean Teams work around the clock, making it one of the cleanest downtowns in the country.
Downtown is a collage of 8 distinct neighborhoods that includes 4 historic districts.
Downtown welcomes approximately 120,000 people on a given week-day, enough to make it the fourth largest city in Louisiana
$3.4 billion invested Downtown since 2005
Downtown's population has doubled in the past 10 years to 5,100 residents. It is expected to double again by 2020.
Downtown is at the center of 12 neighborhoods that are home to almost 40,000 residents with a strong income and education profile