If a newly unveiled downtown revitalization project becomes reality, upper Poydras Street will be transformed into a National Jazz Center, including a six-block park with an amphitheater, education center, and rehearsal studios. The lime green 50’s-era city hall and courthouse would be vacated and moved across the street, and a tailgating park would be built over a new tunnel on Poydras Street.

Unfortunately, the Army Corps of Engineers, having realized its incompetence in building the levees necessary to protect the city, is expected the lobby against the plan in favor of its own design. Thanks to John H. Musser V for forwarding it: