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Work on Sidney Torres IV's Bayou St. John Development to Start This Spring

The project was delayed due to soil contamination

Speaking of Sidney Torres IV, his high-end development planned for Bayou St. John should get going soon. Crews are set to start tearing down empty warehouses along the 9-acre stretch of the Lafitte Greenway where the project is planned.

Torres, plus developer Joe Jaeger and Camellia Grill owner Hicham Khodr, is going for a mixed-used development with "apartments, houses, a boutique hotel" and "a gym, cafe, playgrounds, and patio areas where residents and visitors can take in a view of the bayou."

The project was delayed because small levels of contamination were found in soil at the property.

Bayou St. John high-end development work to start this spring [NOLA.com]
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