Neighborhood-wide meetings: second monday of every month at Warren Easton Charter School: 3019 Canal Street at 6:30PM.

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Upcoming Demolition Hearings

Upcoming Demolition Hearings

The property owners of the following addresses have requested a demolition permit: Applicant Requests 401 N CARROLLTON AVE (Bohn Ford) 435 N SOLOMON ST 2645 Tulane (just outside our borders – we can weigh in or not)   FEMA/City Funded 511 S HENNESSEY ST 2830-32 BANKS ST 4218-20 S CARROLLTON AVE   Comments will be [...]

MCNO Formal Position: Demolition Hearing for 227 S. Olympia

MCNO has one property on the agenda – 227 S. Olympia. We strongly OPPOSE this request by the city to tear down a significantly contributing, structurally sound building and ask the committee to DENY it. We are shocked to find this property on the city’s Public Nuisance DEMO list. It has had numerous code judgments [...]

MCNO Position on Proposed Demolition

MCNO has taken a formal position of oppose the request for demolition at 3915 and 3921 Banks. For more information, please read the 3915 and 3921 Banks Opposition Letter.

Formal Positions for Demolition Applications – September 17, 2011

Below are our positions on for the NCDC today. 2619 CANAL – Deferral This property is actually one block outside our borders, but we have an interest on all Canal Street development in our general area. This property appears to be from the 60s-70s and is not a contributing structure. Therefore, MCNO does not oppose [...]

Mid-City Home Prices are RISING!

Mid-City Home Prices are RISING!

Metro Home Prices Fall, on Average, but “Star” Mid-City Bucks the Trend; Appreciates 15% In the August 21, 2011 Times Picayune, an article about data from the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors painted a sobering portrait. The average price per square foot (psf) of homes in the New Orleans area fell 5% in the [...]

Preservation Opportunities Workshop

Preservation Opportunities Workshop

Preservation Opportunities Workshop Tuesday, August 23rd – 6PM to 8PM Grace Episcopal Church, 3700 Canal Street Hear about preservation grants and tax credits that help pay for renovations to historic properties. Learn about special exemptions that make it more feasible to purchase and renovate historic homes! The grant program to be discussed at the Workshop [...]

MCNO Position on June 2011 Demolition Hearings

Following are MCNO’s positions regarding today’s Neighborhood Conservation District Committee (NCDC) hearing which were sent to the NCDC Committee Members for consideration. Old Business 5060 Canal St – DENY It is our understanding from the State Attorney that a letter was sent to Safety and Permits detailing the processes for potential demolition. One of these (require [...]

Tax Credits for Historic Rehabilitation

Tax Credits for Historic Rehabilitation

State of Louisiana Residential Tax Credit Program for Historic Buildings   Each year the State makes $10 available for homeowners who rehabilitate their historic home. Homeowners who spend more than $20,000 on a renovation of a historic (owner occupied) property may qualify for up to a 25% tax credit against their Individual State Income Taxes. [...]

Rebuilding Organizations in New Orleans

Rebuilding Organizations in New Orleans

Rep. Jared Brossett prepared a List of Non-Profit Organizations working in the Greater New Orleans Area offering various rebuilding services.  It is posted here since it is so relevant to this month’s Neighborhood Meeting’s Central Topic: Blight and Revitalization.