City Hall will be renovated after the mayor cites financial constraints as the reason for ending his effort to turn the iconic hospital into the new home of government, as well as new digs for Civil District Court. The future of the court remains in flux, though Landrieu envisions keeping it in its current location next to City Hall.
| June 11, 2014
Landrieu wants the court to move into the former hospital, as co-tenants with City Hall.
| November 20, 2013
Lacking land, Civil District Court meets with potential contractors, asks for building concepts.
| November 7, 2013
Responses include a mall, something other than condos and, not surprisingly, a medical facility.
Opinion | November 7, 2013
It’s time to deal with financing of the courts while city leaders discuss Charity Hospital and a new courthouse.
Opinion | November 5, 2013
Study showed the building could’ve been rehabbed for a modern hospital for less than it cost to build the new one.
Opinion | November 4, 2013
Civil judges would rather build at Duncan Plaza. If that doesn’t work, they’re seeking another site downtown.
| November 1, 2013
Museum could help people learn about the history of medicine and modern diseases.
Opinion | November 1, 2013
How to repurpose the building at no cost to city taxpayers.
Opinion | October 31, 2013
This is the second in a series of reader commentaries that seek solutions for remaking the downtown landmark.
Opinion | October 30, 2013