Freeport McMoRan Building, New Orleans, LA

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NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Freeport McMoRan Building is a 23-story office and retail building completed in 1984 in New Orleans, LA.

Floors 23
Completed 1984
Height 276 ft (84 m)
Ranks tied at 30th tallest

Freeport McMoRan Building
1615 Poydras St
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 582-4000
Site: fcx.com
Map: google.com/maps

Plaza Tower, New Orleans, LA

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Plaza Tower, New Orleans, LA
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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.

Floors 45
Area 485,000 sq ft (45,058 m2)
Completed 1969
Height 530 (162)
Ranks 3rd Tallest

Plaza Tower
1001-1027 Howard Ave, New Orleans, LA

Strand Apartments / Aloft Hotel, New Orleans, LA

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Strand Apartments / Aloft Hotel, New Orleans, LA
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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.

RENTAL PRICES
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
Completed 1962
Height 362 (110)
Ranks 15th tallest

The Strand
909 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
www.thestrandnola.com | Google Maps

Holiday Inn New Orleans

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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
(504) 581-1600
ihg.com
Map: google.com/maps

The Ruby Slipper Cafe, Canal St, New Orleans, LA

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The Ruby Slipper Cafe, Canal St, New Orleans, LA
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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.

HOURS
Mon – Fri, 7am – 2pm
Sat, 8am – 2pm
Sun, 8am – 3pm

The Ruby Slipper Cafe
1005 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 525-9355
therubyslippercafe.net | Google Maps

First Bank and Trust Tower, New Orleans, LA

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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.

Floors 36
Area 545,000 square feet (50,632 m2)
Competed 1987
Height 481 ft (147m)
Ranks 5th Tallest

First Bank and Trust Tower
909 Poydras St #100, New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 584-5900
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Energy Centre, tiered building, New Orleans, LA

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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.

Floors 39
Area 761,500 sq ft (70,746 m2)
Completed 1984
Height 530 feet (162 m)
Ranks 4th Tallest

Energy Centre
1100 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70163-1101
(504) 569-2020
energycentre.us | Google Maps