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Biodistrict New Orleans

Medical District's Bio Center Launches New Orleans Startups

Susan Buchanan | Posted 02.15.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Over a decade ago, local leaders and Louisiana State University hatched plans to make Mid-City New Orleans a bio center. Economists cited a need to diversify beyond tourism, but residents have questioned the destruction of Lower Mid-City homes to make way for the BioDistrict.

New Orleans Hospital Projects Marred By Transmission Lines

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.12.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

A plan several years ago to bury transmission and other power lines at the University Medical Center and Veterans Affairs hospital in BioDistrict New Orleans, where both complexes are under construction now, was termed too costly.