Old Wal-Mart In New Orleans Gets New Life As Asian Market

The new Hong Kong Plaza used the old Wal-Mart structure as a blueprint for its development.

"In an effort to provide that population a cultural and commercial hub, a group of local investors has transformed a shuttered Wal-Mart store in Terrytown into the Hong Kong Plaza, a 140,000-square-foot complex of food markets, restaurants, beauty salons, jewelry stores and a tea house."

Thanks to Michelle Kimball

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