City Park Will Host Meetings to Plan Wisner Tract
Once a golf course, the Wisner Tract suffered substantial damage during Hurricane Katrina. This devastation provided an opportunity to consider new uses for the site. In 2017, after several public meetings, the area was zoned for passive recreation. A space designated passive recreation accommodates “non-structured casual activities with minimal habitat impact; these areas are compatible with low impact and temporary uses.”
If a person is unable to attend a meeting in person but wishes to make comments about the Wisner Tract and its future, they should send an email to email@example.com.
New Orleans City Park has selected Design Workshop – an international design firm – to lead the planning and design process. The group will be joined by local and regional experts including Coastal Environments Inc., Batture LLC, and Dana Brown & Associates. Design Workshop recently completed the master plan and implementation of New Orleans’ Lafitte Greenway.