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All articles for the month of 02/2016.

Winners Announced for 2016 Louisiana Landmarks Society Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation

Winners Announced for 2016 Louisiana Landmarks Society Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation

The Louisiana Landmarks Society, which promotes historic preservation through education, advocacy, and operation of the Pitot House, today announces the fifteen winners of the 2016 Louisiana Landmarks Society Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation.  These awards honor projects completed in Orleans Parish (outside of the French Quarter) in 2015 which represent outstanding examples of restoration or rehabilitation of historic buildings.

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Top Construction Projects: Veterans Affairs hospital [CityBusiness]

Top Construction Projects: Veterans Affairs hospital [CityBusiness]

A 2015 report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that looked at delayed and over-budget Veterans Affairs hospital projects across the country noted that the one in New Orleans was mostly hurt by environmental woes.

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A Sustainable Mardi Gras

A Sustainable Mardi Gras

As the historic tradition of Mardi Gras unfolds each year, the streets of New Orleans spring to life. Both uptown and downtown burst into a frenzy that shuts the city down in a glorious haze of bright colors and loud cheers. It’s an exciting time for locals and visitors alike. Sometimes it helps to think about the way we celebrate, especially in terms of wastefulness and sustainability.

There are many great ways to limit waste during this exuberant celebration. We’d like to share three simple ones for a sustainable Mardi Gras.

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