The Lens Reporting: Riverfront Development Proposals

Apr 23, 2013

A presentation by the Convention Center depicts a giant sculpture on the site of the World Trade Center. It appears to be what Mayor Mitch Landrieu referred to when he told The Lens that one possibility for the site would be to create a monumental attraction, on par with the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.
Credit Ernest N. Morial Convention Center via The Lens

This week state lawmakers and New Orleans city officials got a look at some proposals for riverfront development.

Tyler Bridges over at The Lens has been following the issue, which involves decisions about what to do with the World Trade Center, at the foot of Canal Street.

WWNO News Director Eve Troeh talked with Bridges about the specifics of these plans, including a proposal which expands far beyond just the office tower.

Bridges started by describing the area, so familiar to so many New Orleans residents and tourists.

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