News & Highlights
Filming Notification: Wonderland Productions (2900-3100 blocks of Prytania) 1/25/15
NCIS Filming on 8th Street on Tuesday
NCIS will be filming scenes in your neighborhood on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 approximately between the hours of 7am and 3pm. Filming will take place at 1302 Eighth Street. We will have officers on hand for ITC, safety for our crew and pedestrians in the area.
On the day of filming our crew parking and base camp will be situated in private lots to minimize our impact on the area. All parking of necessary work trucks will abide by city laws and will not block driveways, fire hydrants, or impede streets in an unsafe manner. We are working closely with the Film New Orleans Office to help ensure that we adhere to the standards set forth. If you have any specific concerns, contact us as soon as possible with any special needs so that help address needs and concerns.
The following areas will be posted for “No Parking” beginning on Monday, Jan 26that 7am until Wednesday, Jan. 28th at 6pm:
-The Uptown Side of Eighth Street from Chestnut 150’ towards the River
-The River Side of Chestnut from Eighth 100’ towards the Uptown
The following areas will be posted for “No Parking” on Tuesday, January 27th only beginning at 6am until 4pm
-Both Sides of Eighth Street from 100’ River side of Chestnut to 100’ Lake Side of Chestnut
-The River Side of Chestnut between Seventh and Eighth Streets.
Signs will be taken down immediately after filming. Our endeavor is to make this as pleasant an experience as possible for the neighborhood, the key to continuing New Orleans role as a premiere filming destination is community involvement & support. We thank you so much for your hospitality & patience. Do not hesitate to contact us any time.
Filming Notification: Production F (Lafayette Cemetery) January 26
Reminder/ Mardi Gras Marathon on Sunday
The Rock N’ Roll Mardi Gras Marathon will take place Sunday, January 25. Beginning in Lafayette Square, the race will start towards uptown on St. Charles Avenue to Audubon Park, back downtown via St. Charles, then Magazine, then out to City Park. The race will begin at 7:00 am. Please visit the race website for more information.
LA Avenue Near St. Charles Reduced to One Lane
2014-12-17Source: Uptown Messenger
As previously reported, Louisiana Avenue will be reduced to a single lane in each direction from Carondelet to Prytania from now until Mardi Gras. One lane of traffic as well as the parking lane will remain open on each side, according to the Sewerage and Water Board spokesperson.
The lane closures will allow Boh Brothers Construction Company to install new water mains as part of the ongoing construction of the new SELA drainage canals under Louisiana Avenue.
Please click on the link below to see the article in Uptown Messenger.