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The following report is an analysis of retail in Gentilly in the Spring 2009 term with some updates throughout the semester (site inventory was taken in the last two weeks of January and first week of February). The report reflects data gathered by a graduate student planning team from the University of New Orleans Department of Urban and Regional Planning. Professors Renia Ehrenfeucht and Marla Nelson directed thirteen graduate students in producing this report The team’s objective was to produce a reliable source of current information for community decision‐makers and stakeholders to use in the recovery of retail services and community enhancements throughout Gentilly. The study area was defined as Planning District Six, the St. Bernard Area and the commercial area between Chef Menteur and I 10 in the Gentilly Woods neighborhood.


Source: University of New Orleans, Masters of Urban and Regional Planning Capstone, MURP 6720, Spring 2009

Dr. Renia Ehrfeucht, Assistant Professor

Dr. Marla Nelson, Assistant Professor