Events Redeveloping the Riverfront


Wednesday, May 21, 2014

8:00 AM


Westin Canal Place
100 Iberville Street
Crescent Ballroom, 11th Floor


Gary LaGrange, President & CEO, Port of New Orleans
Melvin Rodrigue, President, Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority
Jon Smith, Executive Director, French Market Corporation

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From the new Crescent Park to big expansion plans for the Convention Center, New Orleans’ riverfront is in the midst of a major transformation. Where is the riverfront going? What does it mean for the city?

Mr. LaGrange will discuss the Port’s vision for the downtown riverfront and its role in facilitating redevelopment. Mr. Rodrigue will give an overview of the Exhibition Hall Authority’s plans for expansion along the riverfront. Mr. Smith will discuss the new riverfront park and recent developments at the French Market.

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