|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 8 Oct 2013 22:37:37 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: "New Orleans acquires former Navy base in Bywater neighborhood"|
New Orleans acquires former Navy base in Bywater neighborhood by Paul Purpura New Orleans Times-Picayune (LA) October 8, 2013New Orleans now owns the former Naval Support Activity site at the foot of Poland Avenue in the Bywater neighborhood, Mayor Mitch Landrieu's press office confirmed Tuesday. The city and the Department of the Navy completed the transfer on Friday (Oct. 4), said Tyler Gamble, Landrieu's press secretary.
"The city is working on an agreement with the developer to take over upkeep of the facility while the developer agreement is being finalized," Gamble said in an e-mail message.
…The city hopes to redevelop the site as a "resilience center," or a hub for disaster and emergency response agencies. The site overlooks the confluence of the Mississippi River and the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, or Industrial Canal, and includes three large buildings that combined have about 1.5 million square feet of floor space as well as a five-story parking garage.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/10/ new_orleans_acquires_former_na.html
-- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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