94°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Wed
101°
78°
0%
Thu
98°
77°
40%
Fri
97°
75°
50%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

River district revitalization gaining steam

1 year ago March 24, 2014 Mar 24, 2014 Monday, March 24 2014 Monday, March 24, 2014 5:13:47 PM CDT in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Some city leaders want a hotel to revitalize a neglected part of Baton Rouge.

The river district connects downtown Baton Rouge and LSU on Nicholson Drive.

Businessmen and city officials want to upgrade the area with a huge retail and residential development.

At Monday's planning and zoning meeting tonight, council members will discuss whether to approve re-zoning to allow the project to get started.

Plans include a hotel, grocery store and trolley system to promote growth for the area.

News 2 will bring details as soon as the committee reaches a decision.

 

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days