FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 8, 2010
MAYOR LANDRIEU TO MARK THE MOVING OF HISTORIC HOMES IN VA FOOTPRINT
New Orleans, LA— On Friday, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and city officials will mark the moving of approximately 100 historic homes currently in the VA hospital footprint in Mid City. The homes were initially slated for demolition, but Mayor Landrieu reprogrammed $3.2 million in CDBG funds to have the homes moved in conjunction with Builders of Hope and local non-profit organizations.
WHO: Mayor Mitch Landrieu
New Orleans City Council
Builders of Hope
Neighborhood and non-profit leaders
WHAT: Press conference on the moving of historic homes in the VA footprint
WHEN: Friday, September 10, 2010
10:30 AM CST
WHERE: 2426 Palmyra Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
*I've been told that the press conference will take place at the intersection of S. Tonti and Palmyra...with 2426 Palmyra "rolling past" at some point (it's one of the houses set to move tomorrow).