Our friends over at The Lens did some great reporting 2 months back and put together a fantastic article about HRI’s founder Press Kabacoff’s vision for redeveloping downtown New Orleans. Kabacoff touches on everything from the Charity Hospital redevelopment to Iberville, to retail development on Canal Street.
We thought it was so great we wanted to share.
Check out the video below and if you are feeling up to it, read the full article at The Lens.
[…] Landrieu’s plan included a $100 million allocation from the state to help pay for renovations. He requested the money during the 2013 legislative session and received a commitment of only $13 million in the state’s capital budget. […]
[…] Charity Hospital flooded in Katrina and has been out of operation ever since. There have been a million ideas on what to do with the building, everything from the Mayor’s idea to use it as a new City Hall to Pres Kabaoff’s idea for it to anchor a $1 billion revitalization effort of downtown New Orleans. […]