Parks Named To 9 Most Endangered Places in New Orleans
Louisiana Landmarks

OPEN SEASON ON OPEN SPACE  Audubon & City Park
The Cultural Landscape Foundation 

AUDUBON PARK
master plan update

The Audubon Commission is completing a Master Plan introduced in 2003.  One remaining public comment meeting will be held at the Audubon Tea Room on April 5, 2018 at 6:00pm


Original Plans Include:

  1. Building a "structure" on the Riverview (Fly) as shown below (C).  No discussion of the facility has been discussed.
  2. Expanding "Recreation Opportunities" on the Fly.  That could mean further fenced baseball/soccer encroachment.
  3. Security Station/Welcome Center Development for Shelter 13

CITY PARK

mulls millage & gambling for revenues

America's Most At-Risk Open Urban Spaces
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NOLA PARKS ARE ENDANGERED

Post Katrina, City Park utilized 400 acres to construct a revenue generating championship Golf Course.  Construction is now in progress for a Children's Museum along two prime bayous of the park. The expansion of the Besthoff Sculpture Garden is also going on.  The aggressive planning and development by CPIA is now being met with deficits. Gambit reported this week that City Park is now mulling gambling and millages to "fund" green space.


"City Park CEO Bob Becker said the park’s future is tied to financial intervention by the public: a possible millage similar to what the Audubon Commission currently has in place for the Audubon Nature Institute. Other possibilities, he said, include sports betting and services that don’t depend on good weather".