New Orleans

Understanding New Orleans Qualified Opportunity Zones

mural in a New Orleans Qualified Opportunity Zone

On May 8, 2019 the University of New Orleans MURP 4005/5005 Introduction to Neighborhood Planning course provided a service learning project report on New Orleans Qualified Opportunity Zones for HousingNOLA. Executive Director Andreanecia Morris stated that “HousingNOLA aims to end New Orleans’ affordable housing crisis by using data to educate community members and facilitate policy discussions with decision makers at every level of government and the private housing industry.

Were you there - 2010?

Irma Thomas and Dr. John at NPC10

Were you there?

The first musical panel in the history of APA conferences occured at the 2010 NPC in New Orleans.

NPC 1978 - New Orleans

NPC 1978 planner's riverboat tour

The first time a riverboat load of planners rode on the Mississippi River was in 1978. The SS President was loaded with 3,000 planners for the welcoming reception of a lifetime. Three bands, great Louisiana cuisine and lots of watering holes on each deck resulted in a "three hour cruise" that was talked about for decades. It was the National AIP Conference, held at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans before the American Institute of Planners changed their name to APA. The theme was "Making Planning Work."

Chapter Reception at NPC18

Chapter Reception Invitation

Members and their guest are invited to attend our Sunday evening reception (April 22nd) along the New Orleans Riverfront at Woldenberg Park and including access to the tall ship 

Call for Session Proposals - NPC18

NPC18 Call for Sessions

Members and Friends of APA Louisiana,
New Orleans is again hosting APA's National Planning Conference April 21-24, 2018 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.  As hosts we can both enrich the conference with our unique perspectives as well as provide our membership an excellent opportunity to grow professionally by becoming involved with the premier annual professional planning event.

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