Central Business District

More than 200 political, business and higher education leaders gathered at the Superdome Monday afternoon to hear Gov. John Bel Edwards announce high-tech company D-X-C is expanding into New Orleans. And it's bringing 2,000 new jobs starting in January.

That little slice of Italy depicted in a downtown New Orleans plaza is getting another makeover. Officials are still hoping to attract people and commerce to the monument designed to look like an Italian plaza.