A controversial plan by Mayor LaToya Cantrell to move New Orleans City Hall to the long dilapidated Municipal Auditorium is "dead in the water," a city spokesman said Tuesday, offering the most clear-cut statement to date that the administration has given up on the project.

But activists… (click title to read more)


Mayor Plants Roses

Rose Royalty came to Armstrong Park this week… (click title to read more)

Clay Court Activist, Sandra Rosenthal tells us that "resistance to losing a number of our public clay courts ... shined a light on the sub-par condition of the public clay courts at Atkinson-Stern Tennis Center (ASTC).

...The robust engagement caught the attention of the New Orleans… (click title to read more)

The Lens

On Tuesday, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell and members of her administration met with a coalition of community organizers called Save Our Soul, which formed to oppose her plan to relocate City Hall to the Municipal Auditorium in Armstrong Park. In tense exchanges that escalated at times to… (click title to read more)

The City of New Orleans announced today that it was selected as one of six communities across the country to receive a $433,800 grant from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) to support the advancement of equitable park access. The Mayor’s Office of Youth and Families and New… (click title to read more)


Thursday evening June 17 a large group of protestors marched on City Hall with a message to… (click title to read more)

clay court

A Petition to Mayor Cantrell urging that Audubon Nature Institute (ANI) not rip out 4-6 of its public clay… (click title to read more)

 This statement from NAACP:

"The NAACP - New Orleans Branch and its members, stand with the New Orleans Culture Preservation Committee, community members, cultural bearers, advocates, and other elected officials who reject the proposed relocation site.

We ask… (click title to read more)

A well attended meeting at Broadmoor Community Church June 9 focused on opposing Mayor Cantrelle's plan to move City Hall into the Armstrong Park Grounds. Describing the area as the "Soul of New Orleans", speakers indicated the move would damage the cultural significance of the area and… (click title to read more)

Big Easy Magazine

During the pandemic, away from public view, Tulane University struck a deal with the Audubon Nature Institute, devising a plan to convert four to six of Audubon’s ten clay tennis courts into hard courts. 

In response, a petition to “Stop the Ambush of our Public Clay Tennis Courts” was… (click title to read more)