Louisiana

Incomplete projects proposed in the Transportation Infrastructure Model for Economic Development plan have saddled Louisiana with increasing debt and less money for maintenance.
Aug 13, 2015   The Advocate
<p>Citing that the most successful rebuilding efforts have happened without central government coordination, a recent column argues that the city's neighborhoods should secede and seize control of rebuilding efforts themselves.</p>
Mar 24, 2007   Forbes
<p>The city council unanimously approved the real estate tycoon's plans for a 70-story hotel and condo tower.</p>
Mar 16, 2007   New Orleans Times-Picayune
<p>Many mixed-use projects have been popping up recently in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Many say this trend is fueled mainly by a population influx of New Orleans evacuees and new development incentives.</p>
Mar 15, 2007   National Real Estate Investor
<p>Responding to recent criticism, Robert B. Olshansky and Lewis D. Hopkins, professors of urban and regional planning at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, argue that the United New Orleans Plan gets a lot more things right than wrong.</p>
Mar 12, 2007   New Orleans Times-Picayune
<p>To help local governments enforce a new statewide building code, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is contributing $14 million to the state of Louisiana. State and federal officials expect the new stringent code to reduce insurance costs.</p>
Mar 12, 2007   The Advocate
<p>The independent Bureau of Governmental Research finds the Unified New Orleans Plan "fails to deliver a cohesive, workable road map for recovery."</p>
Mar 7, 2007   New Orleans Times Picayune
<p>As the deadline to file claims came to a close, the city of New Orleans was among thousands to submit a claim indicating they would sue the Army Corps of Engineers for damage caused by levee breaches. The city's claim totals more than $77 billion.</p>
Mar 5, 2007   New Orleans Times-Picayune
<p>The Nation magazine investigates whether 100,000 FEMA-purchased trailers are releasing toxic fumes from materials used in their construction, and made worse by low quality standards as the trailers were constructed at breakneck speeds.</p>
Feb 24, 2007   The Nation via Sun Herland
<p>The largest redevelopment project to date in New Orleans -- a city known worldwide for its music -- is aimed at bringing musicians back to town by giving them a place to live.</p>
Feb 23, 2007   The Christian Science Monitor
<p>In this article from <em>Metropolis Magazine</em>, architect and planner Andrés Duany looks at New Orleans through a new lens to find the city's true character -- and to redefine how the city can restore itself.</p>
Feb 18, 2007   Metropolis Magazine