Jeffrey Feil of The Feil Organization has shared plans for the old Dixie beer warehouse on Tulane Avenue, which he bought in April. NOLA.com reports he hopes to demolish the warehouse and build either a mixed-use apartment/retail building or hotel.
According to Mid-City Messenger, the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association is opposing a townhouse development in the Fairgrounds neighborhood. The five townhouses are planned to go up at 1622 Sauvage St., the site of two blighted houses.
According to Gambit, the Mid-City and Nix New Orleans libraries will be temporarily closed by mid-October. The Mid-City Branch is moving to a new location in a Curtis & Davis-designed building, and Carrollton's Nix library is closing for renovations.
In walking distance from City Park, Mid-City Market, and the City Park streetcar line is a roomy jewel located in Mid-City. The fenced-in property has a spacious yard, and a covered off-street parking area that can accommodate four cars. Take a look.
Located in Mid-City near Carrolton Avenue, this two-bedroom, one-and-a-half bathroom cottage captures the charm of New Orleans. Built in 1916, the house has an open floor plan, leaving ample room for an open kitchen and dining area. Take a look.
A 20,000 square-foot industrial building at 2740 St. Louis St. along the Lafitte Greenway formerly owned by the Times-Picayune now belongs to the New Orleans Redevelopment Fund, who recently purchased the property for $1.5 million. Read on for more.
The Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance is criticizing a proposal that would scrap 14 affordable units at Sidney Torres' Lafitte Greenway development in favor of offering loans to first-time homebuyers—which the Alliance claims aren't enough.
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.
Part of the original plan for Sidney Torres’ mixed-use development at the Lafitte Greenway included affordable housing units. Mid-City Messenger reports a proposal would replace the units with grants for low-income families to buy homes in Mid-City.
After encountering resistance from a neighborhood group, Mid-City Messenger reports the owners of the old Pepsi-Cola warehouse on Tulane Avenue have withdrawn their request to demolish the building. They faced push-back from a neighborhood group.
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.
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.
Jamie and Stephen's Mid-City home is stylish, but it's filled with beloved art, objects, and memories. From decor and gifts from friends, to being the location for fun parties and big milestones, the couple is very attached to this home. Take a look.
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.
Adorable and affordable: This shotgun on Banks Street in Mid-City, close to University Medical Center, just hit the market at $164,900. It's got hardwood floors and high ceilings, and although it needs some updates it's in good shape. Take a look.
A bicycle-friendly beer and wine garden, hoping to target people using the nearby Lafitte Greenway, is planned for Toulouse Street in Mid-City. The space will include a pet-friendly outdoor patio, a small outside bar, room for food trucks, plus more.
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.
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.
Think the city should approve the owners of Tulane Avenue's Capri Motel’s request for demolition, or should this midcentury structure be saved and renovated? You can give your input at a public meeting on June 20 at 2 p.m. at City Council chambers.
That plan to convert an old Mid-City gymnasium into luxury apartments that was scheduled to go before City Council today? The developer has since pulled the proposal. It seems like the developer pulled the plans due to concern from neighbors.
Plans to convert an old gymnasium in Mid-City behind the new Morris Jeff Community School into high-end apartments are heading to City Council this Thursday. The plans were previously shot down by the City Planning Commission.
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.
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.
In an effort to curb protests, trespassing, and vandalism, the board of commissioners overseeing New Orleans City Park wants to erect a barricade around a controversial new golf course. The $24.5 million project is slated to be complete in February.
This Bayou St. John camelback got such a big renovation that it almost seems brand new (it was actually built in 1936). The neutral-toned, spacious property has a big kitchen and backyard cabana, making it ideal for entertaining. Take a look inside.
A unit is available in the Mid-City house that was chopped into micro-studios. The unit is 230 square feet, and rent is $650 (rent plus $100 for monthly utilities, which includes internet). Take a look inside (it won't take long).
The future of the Mid-City branch of the New Orleans Public Library was in limbo last year after a debacle over its status as a tenant at the American Can strip. Since then, library has found a new home: a modernist building on Canal Street.