District One – Regional Planning Commission

Regional Planning

Contact Information:
Jeff Roesel, AICP Executive Director
10 Veterans Blvd.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70124
P: (504) 483-8500
F: (504) 483-8526

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  • Orleans
  • Jefferson
  • St. Tammany
  • St. Bernard
  • Plaquemines

District Projects:

New Orleans Regional Biosciences Initiative
The center of the New Orleans Region’s growing knowledge-based economy is a 2.4 square mile area in the heart of the downtown medical district where leading medical schools, universities, hospitals, and research institutions are working to advance bio-scientific knowledge for the benefit of all. Assets within this distinct geography include:

  • LSU Medical School
  • Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
  • Charity School of Nursing
  • VA & LSU Hospitals (approved, under development)
  • Xavier University and School of Pharmacy
  • Delgado Community College/School of Nursing
  • New Orleans BioInnovation Center(approved, under development)
  • Cancer Research Center(approved, under development)
  • Revitalized Canal Street including: multimillion- dollar streetscape and facade improvements, shops, restaurants, extended streetcar line, and housing redevelopment ($17 million in public funds and $100 million in private funds committed investment under development)
  • City of New Orleans government offices, Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans Arena, hundreds of businesses, and access to the CBD off the central I-10 corridor

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