Apr 22, 2016, 2:41pm CDT
November 15, 2016
City Council approves Pepsi-Cola warehouse demolition
After several months of resistance, the Pepsi-Cola plant warehouse on Tulane will be demolished.
October 26, 2016
Tulane Avenue landscape developments delayed
Tulane Avenue Streetscape development has been pushed back, again. This past August, Tulane Avenue was expected to undergo the landscape development, adding trees and shrubbery to beautify the street.
August 17, 2016
Tulane Avenue's Capri Motel is being demolished
The demolition of the Capri Motel, the seedy midcentury spot on Tulane Avenue, has begun. The owners are planning to build "slick" apartments at the site. Mid-City Messenger has photos of the demolition, so head over there if you want to take a look.
July 29, 2016
Tulane Avenue improvements coming in August
The first phase of Tulane Avenue improvements that have been in the works since 2011 is slated to be done by the end of August, but Mid-City Messenger reports the finished project will be without some of the aspects originally included in the plan.
July 24, 2016
'Slick' apartments will go up at Capri Motel site
The Advocate reports that owner Kevin Frischhertz started razing the Capri Hotel last week and, as previously reported, a "slick" 200-unit apartment building will go up in its place. Plus, there are other Tulane Avenue motel conversions in the works.
July 21, 2016
Plans to demo old Pepsi plant met with resistence
The same developers that recently bought the old Dixie Brewing warehouse on Tulane Avenue is hoping to demolish an old Pepsi-Cola plant on the same street. Neighborhood Conservation District Advisory Committee staff wants to preserve the building.
June 27, 2016
Another demolition planned for Tulane Avenue
More development planned for Tulane Avenue: Last week, City Council approved a demolition request for an old auto shop on 500 South Lopez St., and a mixed-use development with condos and retail is slated to go up in its place. The vote was unanimous.
June 21, 2016
The Capri Motel may be replaced by apartments
A nuisance to some and a midcentury landmark to others, Tulane Avenue’s Capri Motel may soon be demolished, and its owners plan build an apartment complex at the site if that happens. The owners’ demolition request still needs City Council approval.
June 6, 2016
Should the Capri Motel Be Saved?
We posted about a recent demolition application for the Capri Motel, a low-rent hotel on Tulane Avenue that is a magnet for seedy activity. This news garnered a strong reaction on Facebook, where many readers said the hotel should be saved.
June 2, 2016
Tulane Avenue's Capri Motel May Be Demolished Soon
The Capri Motel, the low-rent hotel on Tulane Avenue that is a magnet for sex workers and drug dealers, may be demolished soon. A demolition application with the city was filed Wednesday for the building.
April 26, 2016
New York Developer Buys Former Dixie Brewing Co.
A New York developer with other holdings in the Greater New Orleans area purchased the former Dixie Brewing Co. warehouse at 2537 Tulane Ave., left vacant since Hurricane Katrina, for $5.6 million. The brewery shut down after Hurricane Katrina.
April 22, 2016
Nick's Original Big Train Bar Gets City Council OK
City Council excitedly OK'd the second coming of Tulane Avenue watering hole Nick's Big Train Bar at its meeting this week. The council disapproved of the plan to have a coffee drive-through, which is in line with the City Planning Commission.