Category Archives: Blight

District B Community Outreach with Councilmember Cantrell

June 18th – District “B” Councilmember Cantrell to Launch Gert Town “Tell Cantrell” Community Outreach Initiative District “B” Councilmember LaToya Cantrell WHAT: District “B” Councilmember LaToya Cantrell will hold a news conference to launch the Gert Town “Tell Cantrell” Community Outreach Initiative. The community outreach effort promotes and encourages dialogue between residents, community organizers, theRead More

MCNO Board Position on Two Mid-City Demolitions

The New Orleans Neighborhood Conservation Districts Committee meeting will be held Monday, June 17, 2013 at 2:00 at City Council Chamber (1300 Perdido Street). Several Mid-City Properties will be considered on Monday’s NCDC agenda. MCNO has received overwhelming support for the City Code Enforcement recommended demolition of two properties which appear on next week’s agenda. TheRead More

NORA Auction of 2 Mid-City Properties

ABSOLUTE!  Sells to Highest Bidder No Minimum! No Reserve! October 27, 2012 – 1:00 p.m. Registration will begin at 11:00am the day of the auction for those intending to bid. The auction is open to the public with no restrictions. Anyone can attend and bid on the properties. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE AUCTION CATALOG ABSOLUTERead More

A Proposed Mid-City Development

At the last neighborhood meeting Mr. William Wright, a local developer shared the plans of a new development in Mid-City. The development will be located in the area behind Rouses all the way to the Bayou.  This development will be integrated with the Lafitte Greenway and is being billed as a recreation and entertainment district.Read More

Proposed Sale of Mid-City Fire Station

The former fire house and former NORD facility at 200 N. Alexander in Mid-City will soon be up for auction. The structure, which was never repaired after it was flooded in 2005 has been a blight on the nearby neighborhood. With the new Winn-Dixie development at Carrollton and Bienville, and growing momentum for the LafitteRead More

Title Clearing Collaborative Project

Volunteers from Louisiana Appleseed and attorneys from Southeast La. Legal Services and The Pro Bono Project are available to to you under their Title Clearing Collaborative Project.  The Title Clearing Collaborative, has been working hard for almost one year to help 400 homeowners in Orleans Parish clear title to their property free of charge, enabling residents toRead More

Ground Breaking Tuesday on Mid-City Market

There will be a public ground breaking ceremony Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 11:30 am near the old Bohn Ford site and the new Mid-City Market Development which will feature Winn-Dixie. To read more, visit the NOLA Article. See you there!

BioDistrict Bill in the News

State Rep. Neil Abramson is introducing a bill that expands tax rebates for professionals who will work in the planned BioDistrict and purchase a blighted or abandoned property anywhere in the city. Mid-City residents don’t see benefit from incentive to fight blight POSTED: 05:05 PM Tuesday, March 6, 2012 BY: Ben Myers, Staff Writer State Rep.Read More