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Jazz Market Breaks Ground at New Central City Space

images via Redmellon and Kronberg Wall Architects

The New Orleans Jazz Market, the future home to the Jazz Orchestra, had a ground breaking shindig this morning at its new Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard spot. After an $8 million makeover, the long-vacant former Gator's Department Store will be NOJO's new performance venue with a rehearsal space and New Orleans jazz archives, which will include a "walk of fame." If all goes according to plans, the Jazz Market should be ready to roll by early 2015.

· Jazz Orchestra tunes into Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. space [Curbed NOLA]
· Redmellon Restoration and Development [official site]
· Kronberg Wall Architects [official site]