Downtown New Orleans is in for a much needed facelift, complements of Dr. Thomas Mayne. This week saw the unveiling of a sweeping new scheme for the Superdome Area, designed by the Pritzker-winning architect. The plans feature a refurbished Hyatt Hotel, new National Jazz Center, a new city hall, civic courthouse, amphitheater, residential buildings, and acres of new park space. Renderings and more information can be found at Architectural Record, natch.
· via The Times-Pic