NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Freeport McMoRan Building is a 23-story office and retail building completed in 1984 in New Orleans, LA.
Height 276 ft (84 m)
Ranks tied at 30th tallest
Freeport McMoRan Building
1615 Poydras St
New Orleans, LA 70112
New Orleans, LA – Entergy Tower is 360 feet, 28-story office tower built in 1983 in New Orleans, LA.
Height 360 ft (110 m)
Ranks 17th tallest
639 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA
New Orleans, LA – The Plaza Tower is a 531-foot skyscraper, onced full of offices and residential units, has been vacant since 2002 due to toxic mold and asbestos problems located in Central Business District neighborhood of New Orleans, LA.
This year Joe Yager, a successful real estate developer in New Orleans, purchased the Plaza Tower.
1964 – construction began.
1966 – construction halted.
1984 – remaining residential apartments were made into offices.
2001 – tenants start lawsuit due to exposure to toxic mold and asbestos due to lack of proper maintenance.
2002 – building evacuated.
2002 – unused since.
2005 – purchased by Giannasca Development Group LLC for $4 million and defaulted on loan after damage from Hurricane Katrina.
2007 – purchased by Plainfield Asset Management for $583,000 at auction.
2009 – mold remediation work began to rid building of toxic mold and asbestos at a cost of around $11 million.
2015 – Joe Yager, a New Orleans real estate developer purchases Plaza Tower.
Area 485,000 sq ft (45,058 m2)
Height 530 (162)
Ranks 3rd Tallest
1001-1027 Howard Ave, New Orleans, LA
Jan 9, 2017 – New Orleans Skyline from Harrahs room 2215 with Plaza Tower behind Charity Hospital/photonews247.com
Jan 9, 2017 – New Orleans Skyline from Harrah’s room 2215 with Plaza Tower being tallest building/photonews247.com
Jan 9, 2017 – Top of Plaza Tower, New Orleans, LA/photonews247.com
Nov 19, 2015 – Plaza Tower mushroom top similar to an airplane traffic control tower in New Orleans, LA/photonews247.com
Nov 19, 2015 – Plaza Tower isolated by itself in New Orleans, LA/photonews247.com
Dec 23, 2015 – Plaza Tower – standing next to it looking up at top floor at night in New Orleans, LA/photonews247.com
Dec 23, 2015 – Plaza Tower high rise in New Orleans, LA/photonews247.com
NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Strand Apartments share the same newly renovated building with Starwood-brand Aloft hotel at the corner of Baronne and Gravier in New Orleans, LA.
HRI Construction was the company contracted for the renovations of the former office building with a cost or around $100-million.
The name ‘Strand’ comes from the former Strand movie theater that was demolished to make way for the 1962 skyscraper that now houses the Aloft and Strand.
The Strand has 192 apartments in the upper half with thirteen floors 18-30. The Aloft hotel takes up 188 rooms in the lower half with seven floors 11-17.
One-bedroom from $1,450 to $2,000
Two-bedrooms from $2,200 to $2,600
Penthouse from $4,500 to $8,500
Floors 29 stories
Area 420,0000 sq ft
Height 362 (110)
Ranks 15th tallest
909 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
www.thestrandnola.com | Google Maps
NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Holiday Inn New Orleans-Downtown Superdome hotel has a giant 3-D clarinet mural that runs from the bottom to the 16th floor of the 18-story building representing New Orleans deep appreciation for Jazz.
There are a total of 293 rooms at this 4-star Holiday Inn with today’s rates starting at $120.
Holiday Inn New Orleans-Downtown Superdome
330 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112
NEW ORLEANS, LA – DEC 11, 2015: The Ruby Slipper Cafe serves signature omelets and Southern style food on Canal Street in New Orleans, LA.
The Ruby Cafe is open everyday for breakfast and brunch with reasonable prices: beer’s at $3.50 and cocktails from $6 to $10.
A Full Stack of 3 Buttermilk Pancakes with a choice of bacon, sausage links, chicken patties or fresh fruit costs $8.
There are four locations in the downtown New Orleans area and one that recently opened in Pensacola, FL.
Mon – Fri, 7am – 2pm
Sat, 8am – 2pm
Sun, 8am – 3pm
The Ruby Slipper Cafe
1005 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112
therubyslippercafe.net | Google Maps
NEW ORLEANS, LA – DEC 10, 2015: The First Bank and Trust opened its first bank and headquarters on May 21, 1991 on 909 Poydras St in the former LL&E Tower in New Orleans, LA.
The name of the building was officially changed when First Bank & Trust added their logo and name on top of the building but sometimes you may still hear it called the 909 Poydras Tower as well.
Area 545,000 square feet (50,632 m2)
Height 481 ft (147m)
Ranks 5th Tallest
First Bank and Trust Tower
909 Poydras St #100, New Orleans, LA 70112
fbtonline.com | Google Maps
NEW ORLEANS, LA – DEC 11, 2015: Energy Centre Tower features tiered bay windows all the way to the 39th floor providing aerial views at 530 feet of the Big Easy from the Central Business District (CBD) in New Orleans, LA.
The top floor offers a 360 panoramic-view of the downtown area from Lake Pontchartrain to the Mississippi River.
Area 761,500 sq ft (70,746 m2)
Height 530 feet (162 m)
Ranks 4th Tallest
1100 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70163-1101
energycentre.us | Google Maps
Nov 19, 2015 – Energy Centre, tiered parallelogram building, New Orleans, LA/photonews247.com
NOV 19, 2015 – Energy Centre Skyscaper with tiered bay windows with Plaza Tower in background in New Orleans, LA/photonews247.com
NOV 19, 2015 – Energy Centre Skyscraper, all 39 floors with Plaza Tower in background in New Orleans, LA/photonews247.com
NOV19, 2015 – Energy Centre Skyscraper with tiered bay windows at top floor for aerial view of New Orleans, LA/photonews247.com
Nov 19, 2015 – Old fashioned street lamp with Energy Centre building in background New Orleans, LA/photonews247.com