Piazza d'Italia in New Orleans, Louisiana

Jun 19, 2023 527

CONSTRUCTED IN 1978, THE PIAZZA d’Italia in New Orleans’ Warehouse district has seen both boom and bust.

Originally designed as part of an urban revitalization project under New Orleans Mayor Moon Landrieu, the entire block was reimagined, though only a portion of the plans were realized. The Piazza was completed in 1978 as a surprise space in the middle of the block, however, the rest of the block remained underdeveloped.

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