City Breaks Ground on Lafitte Greenway (PHOTOS)

by • March 26, 2014 • NewsComments (1)3344

Renderings via Lafitte Greenway Master Plan

Renderings via Lafitte Greenway Master Plan

The Lafitte Greenway, a 2.6-mile multi-use trail, bike path, and linear park connecting the French Quarter to Bayou St. John and Mid City, finally broke ground yesterday after years of drawn out planning and negotiations.

Last month, the Friends of Lafitte Corridor announced that they had selected a contractor for the $9.1 million first phase.

Plans call for a new walking and bike path, 500 new trees, park areas, and upgrades to shrubbery, lighting.

Check out photos of the ground breaking from our friends at The NOLA Defender or check out the renderings of what the whole thing will look like when complete

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  1. […] new, fantastic parks and community green spaces since Katrina.   Among the new parks are the 3.1 mile linear Lafitte Greenway, the riverfront Crescent Park in the Bywater, a revamping of City Park, and the city’s first […]

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