This map plots New Orleans neighborhood groups and their boundaries along with contact information for each of the groups. CityWorks is participating in the rebuilding of New Orleans on the neighborhood level. The map was updated May '08.
Click on your neighborhood to find your neighborhood organization, available services in your area, open businesses, and more.
Grow Dat Youth Farm works to nurture a diverse group of young leaders through farming in a section of City Park.
The farm works to produce healthy food for local residents and to inspire youth and adults to create personal, social and environmental change in their own communities. Grow Dat works to support public health, the local economy and a sustainable food system in South Louisiana.moreless
NPN brings New Orleans neighborhood associations and organizations together to share information and resources. The group meets most Wednesdays at the Musicians Union Hall at 2401 Esplanade Ave. Check out the web site to stay informed of events and information.moreless
The Sankofa Farmers Market is a weekly farmers market located at 5500 St Claude Ave. in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Serving as a community anchor, its mission is to encourage healthier eating and support farmers and fishermen by providing locally grown fresh produce and seafood to residents of Greater New Orleans.moreless
The Lot Next Door (LND) program, managed by the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority(NORA), allows residents to purchase a NORA-owned property (including Road Home properties sold to the state) immediately next door to their own. Call 504-658-4400 or visit the NORA website for more information.
New Orleans Food and Farm Network (NOFFN) created the NOLA Food Map Project to show residents where to find food: from grocery stores and farmers' markets, to restaurants and emergency kitchens. The interactive maps, searchable by zip code, are regularly updated as new food resources open. Printable maps are also available.
Stay Local! is a city-wide initiative of the Urban Conservancy to create a strong economy based on locally owned and operated businesses in New Orleans. Find open local businesses or register your business in the directory.moreless
The Hollygrove Market and Farm is a non-profit retail store selling locally-grown and organic produce. The market is located in the Carrollton-Hollygrove neighborhood at 8301 Olive Street, New Orleans, LA 70118. Currently run as a buyers' club (free to join), the market provides boxes of healthy and affordable fruits and vegetables for $25, available for pickup each Saturday.moreless
This monthly marketplace, open from 10am to 3pm on the second Saturday of each month, features a wide range of fresh produce vendors and live entertainment, and will provide a venue for distributing information about healthy living practices. The market is located in the parking lot of All Souls Episcopal Church, at the corner of St. Claude and Caffin avenues in the Lower 9th Ward. Visit the website for more information.
The first draft of the City's new Master Plan is now available online. Looking beyond the rebuilding process, New Orleans is now focusing on its long-term future by creating a zoning code to guide its development over the next twenty years. The Master Plan is scheduled for completion by June 2009 with a final draft of the ‘Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance’ to go through the official public hearing and adoption process at the City Planning Commission and the City Council.
Visit the website for more information and to download the plan or call the City Planning Commission at 504.658.7033.
Copies of the plan are also available for reading at the following locations:
City Planning Commission office, 1340 Poydras St., ninth floor;
This summary of the New Orleans Master Plan - put together by the Neighborhoods Partnership Network - presents all the key issues about housing, neighborhoods, economic development, jobs, culture, and infrastructure that are represented in the Master Plan.
The Community Improvement Planning process is the mechanism that NORA will utilize to revitalize and rebuild New Orleans’ flood damaged neighborhoods. This online map features detailed map and profile of each of the 13 Community Improvement Planning Areas.moreless
This New Orleans Redevelopment Authority online mapping service allows residents to search for images and data on blighted New Orleans properties. The online map provides constantly updated information on blighted properties in all stages of adjudication, expropriation or sale by The Road Home program, the city and NORA, a state-chartered neighborhood revitalization agency. Users can search by address, neighborhood or by a property’s legal status. moreless