First Anniversary

July marks one year since the American Institute of Architects presented their suggested revitalization plan to the L9W Community. Breaking this process down into 4 groups: Housing, Economic Development, Culture and Infrastructure, the last 12 months have seen incredible growth across each of these 4 areas. In May we saw the passing of the Economic Development District Statute establishing a board of commissioners in the L9 to research, plan and implement business and residential development--and receive special tax revenues to do it. The Infrastructure Table has made a big dent in the problem of large trucks illegally driving through our residential neighborhood, shaking the foundations

Hurricane Barry Follow Up

Evacuspot statues mark the pick-up locations where residents may go to use City-Assisted Evacuation when a mandatory evacuation is called. - Outside the Sanchez Center in the L9 “We’re beyond lucky we were spared,” Mayor LaToya Cantrell said Sunday. “As those bands moved closer to New Orleans, they seemed to just go around us.” And we are beyond grateful that they did! The initial news reports of Hurricane Barry making its way toward the city center only days after we flooded from another storm caused a great deal of anxiety and fear. And then much relief and joy were experienced as all of the warnings were finally lifted Sunday afternoon. Unfortunately Hurricane Barry was not as kind t

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