CBD— A year from now and a $15-million renovation later, these three buildings on the corner of Canal and Camp Streets should be 44 units of luxury living with a rooftop pool and cabana. The downtown development train cannot be stopped, y'all.
LOWER GARDEN DISTRICT— An empty building on St. Charles Avenue is on its way to a new life as a grocery store. A couple things to look forward to: a walk-in cigar humidor and a "beer cave."
CBD— The historic Orpheum Theater, flood-damaged and sitting empty on University Place since Hurricane Katrina, has new owners lined up with big renovation plans.
KENNER— The New Orleans Louis Armstrong International Airport is not especially known for its state-of-the-art style or design but this new $826-million terminal complex should help ole' MSY take off out of janky territory. Check out the just-released renderings here.