To preserve the Vieux Carré as a national treasure, to maintain its quaint and distinctive character and to achieve in that historic, living neighborhood a quality of life which can be enjoyed by residents, fellow citizens, businesses and visitors.
On Wednesday, January 3rd and again on Wednesday, January 10th, the city will continue enforcement hearings against the operators of alleged illegal short-term rentals. As a reminder, virtually all STRs are illegal in this neighborhood, with the exception of the 200-700 blocks of Bourbon Street.
Kick off your Tricentennial education next Tuesday, January 23rd, with “100 Years of Preservation in the French Quarter: This Didn’t Happen By Chance” presented by John Stubbs, Director of Tulane University’s Master of Preservation Studies Program
This week, two city commissions will be making decisions that will affect the French Quarter for decades to come. Please read below for details on a request to allow the conversion of a church into a reception facility in the mostly-residential lower Quarter, and a request to change the zoning of a parcel on Royal to increase the height limit from 70′ to 120′.