Gratitude and Farewell to Executive Director Meg Lousteau

Our talented longtime executive director, Meg Lousteau, has accepted a position with the National Trust for Historic Preservation as Associate Field Director for the Houston Field Office and will be stepping down at the end of this calendar year.

Public Meeting on the Future of the Wharves

Audubon Nature Institute officials said Tuesday night that, in view of neighborhood opposition, they can’t see turning two newly acquired French Quarter wharves into a highly trafficked entertainment venue.

Mardi Gras in the Vieux Carré

Mardi Gras French Quarter entry passes are now available at the Eighth District Police Station (334 Royal Street). Please provide a letterhead stating how many vehicle passes you will need. For more information, call 504-658-6080.

Potentially Damaging Amendments to the CZO

Tuesday, June 23rd’s marathon City Planning Commission meeting agenda tackled the 11 amendments that were introduced, but voted on, by the City Council at their May 14 meeting. Several of these amendments, all authored by District C Council member Nadine Ramsey,...

City Council Meeting on the CZO: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

No matter which side of any particular zoning issue you stand, if you care at all about a fair and open process, genuine citizen participation, and the years of work that New Orleanians put into creating a new Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance, then last Thursday, May 14...