How the Greater New Orleans Philanthropy Center Helps the Community

New Orleans has a murder rate higher than that of Chicago and a poverty rate over twice that of the United States as a whole. It is these and other challenges that the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) tackles within the gleaming Greater New Orleans Philanthropy Center, a $14 million edifice that opened in November [...]

March 27th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

New Orleans Master Plan: 4 Proposed Amendments to Urban Planning

New Orleans has undergone a period of revitalization following the destruction of Hurricane Katrina. After the devastation caused by the storm, New Orleans population fell by over 254,000 people, over half of the city’s population. In 2010, a Master Plan was adopted to help revitalize residential neighborhoods and business districts show develop through 2030. The [...]

October 16th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on New Orleans

Hurricanes Harvey was one of the most devastating natural disasters to impact the United States in recent years. Although the storm was anticipated to cause rampant destruction in New Orleans, the city survived largely unscathed from severe damage. Generally, each new storm creates a maelstrom of emotion, high amounts of displacement, and property damage that [...]

October 10th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments