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Paved front yards are illegal, Urban Conservancy representative tells Gentilly residents

Jul 10 2014

The UC has been visiting neighborhood organizations around town to get the word out on the problems related to excessive yard paving in New Orleans and our work to curb the troubling practice. The Times-Picayune reports on our presentation at a recent neighborhood meeting in Gentilly. Read more >

The Claiborne Corridor: The Journey from Highway to Boulevard

Feb 23 2012

Listen and watch as Jonn Hankins, Executive Director of New Orleans African American Museum, discusses the historical Treme neighborhood and the highway that bisects it, I-10. How has the I-10 affected the Treme, and where do we go from here... Read more >

Jane's Walk 2011

Apr 29 2011

This year, 15 walkers from as far away as Toronto and France and as close as around the corner joined The Urban Conservancy’s Dana Eness for the third annual “Only on Oak Street” walk on Saturday, May 7. Other... Read more >

Small Signs of Hope

Dec 14 2005

“We are about to lose New Orleans.” So said the New York Times on Sunday. All over New Orleans people read the editorial and nodded their heads. They copied it into e-mails and forwarded it to friends—both here and elsewhere.... Read more >

5% For Bikes

Aug 11 2004

A message from the Metro Bicycle Coalition Ask Mayor Nagin to Dedicate 5% of Bond Funds to Bikes We have a unique opportunity during the next week to win funding for bicycle transportation improvements in New Orleans. On August 5,... Read more >

Old-School Bike Activist Passes

Apr 7 2004

The last time I saw Richard, it was in late December, one evening as I was riding down Camp Street. I stopped to talk to him and his companion Pat for a little while. I found out Richard had been... Read more >