Gensler to lead design of the $1 billion New Orleans River District

New Orleans is in the midst of a slew of initiatives and projects ranging from Jonathan Tate’s Starter Home* series to the build-up of Tulane’s campus, and, of course, the sweeping renovation of the Superdome. Now the city is slated to join the nationwide trend towards megadevelopments with the 39-acre River District, a new 2.4 million square-feet mixed-use district upriver from New Orleans’s Crescent City Connection Bridge

The project was awarded to the River District Neighborhood LLC by the Ernst N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Board back at the end of March, and Gensler’s Houston office is taking the lead on the design of the River District

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