Convention Center District Development

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Notice of Convention Center Boulevard Lane Change

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Beginning Saturday, September 29, traffic on Convention Center Boulevard will be re-routed to the river-side, with one lane in each direction


Construction Begins on Convention Center Boulevard

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Construction has begun on the $65 million transformation of Convention Center Boulevard, stretching from Poydras Street upriver to Henderson Street. The project, approved in May 2015 by the New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, will connect the expansive Warehouse/Arts District with the Central   …Continue Reading


Work on Convention Center Boulevard Development Begins

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September 6, 2018 We are excited to announce the work to redevelop Convention Center Boulevard has begun. Our staff continues to assess the construction schedule with respect to events to minimize any impact. We assure you each event will get individual attention from the Center staff and we will be reaching out to all our   …Continue Reading


Ernest N. Morial Exhibition Hall Authority Receives Independent Analysis of Proposed Convention Center Hotel Project

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The Ernest N. Morial Exhibition Hall Authority (“the Authority”) was presented an analysis today, during their August meeting that is the first formal step in negotiating in earnest with the selected developer of the proposed 1,200 room hotel attached to the Convention Center. The report by nationally respected HVS Convention, Sports, and Entertainment Consulting (“HVS”)   …Continue Reading


Exhibition Hall Authority Board Adopts Five-Year Convention Center Capital Improvement Plan

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The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“the Authority”) adopted a $557 million five-year capital improvement plan that includes renovations of the 34-year old Morial Convention Center (“Center”), as well as lays the foundation for development of new facilities that include a Convention Center Headquarters Hotel with a physical connection to the Center.   …Continue Reading


New Orleans city planners open to idea of high-rise hotel upriver from Convention Center

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Ernest N. Morial Convention Center officials reached a preliminary agreement Tuesday with New Orleans city planners that could help clear the way for a 1,200-room hotel to be built as part of a proposed $1.5 billion development project on land the facility owns. Read more at the New Orleans Advocate: http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/news/business/article_bef19a8c-a5fe-11e6-88b7-933c212992a7.html


Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority to Apply for Zoning Changes for Convention Center District

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The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (ENMNOEHA), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, is applying for zoning changes for its proposed $1 Billion public/private development, known as the Convention Center District Development Project or the Trade District. A community meeting was held yesterday, September 13, to   …Continue Reading


Convention Center Authority Approves Convention Center Blvd. Park

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The New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, has approved a resolution to begin construction on a park along Convention Center Blvd, from Poydras Street to Henderson Street. The $65 million project aims to improve outdated traffic patterns in the Warehouse District, which will   …Continue Reading


Bill Signing Signals Approval to Revitalize New Orleans’ Convention Center Corridor

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Governor Bobby Jindal’s signature on House Bill 788 gives final approval to the Ernest N. Morial Exhibition Hall Authority to begin executing bold plans for the Convention Center District Development Project that will revitalize New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Corridor from Poydras Street to the Market Street power plant along the city’s riverfront.   …Continue Reading


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