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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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City of New Orleans and Canal Street Development Corporation to announce renovation of Piazza d'Italia

May 21, 2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Tomorrow, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the Canal Street Development Corporation will announce the first phase of major renovations to the Piazza d’Italia in the Central Business District. The Piazza d’Italia Capital Improvements Project will consist of a series of enhancements that will bring the Piazza back to its highest level of quality, increase pedestrian traffic and visitation, and allow for an active and vibrant program of events.

Designed by renowned architect Charles Moore, the Piazza was completed in 1978 and stands as a monument to the Italian-American community and their contribution to the city of New Orleans.   

WHO:              Mayor Mitch Landrieu
                       Canal Street Development Corporation

WHEN:            Wednesday, May 22, 2013
                       2:00 p.m.

WHERE:          Piazza d’Italia
                       Intersection of Lafayette Street and Commerce Street
                       New Orleans, LA 70130

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