Media Coverage
 
Educare Coming to Columbia Parc
03.27.12 | MSNBC | WATCH VIDEO »
 
Rebirth On The Bayou
06.01.10 | Units Magazine | DOWNLOAD MAGAZINE PAGES » | VIEW ONLINE ARTICLE »
 
Moving in - Columbia Parc opens to great response
03.04.10 | WDSU | VIEW ARTICLE »
 
Commentary: New Orleans providing a model for renewal
03.04.10 | New Orleans CityBusiness | VIEW ARTICLE »
 
Investors like what they see at Columbia Parc
03.03.10 | The Times-Picayune | DOWNLOAD ARTICLE »
 
St. Bernard site holds potential for holistic redevelopment, visitors say
03.02.10 | The Times-Picayune | DOWNLOAD ARTICLE »
 
 
Job
08.15.17
HUD Secretary Ben Carson toured Columbia Parc on Tuesday, August 15, and later hosted a press conference at Educare, where he touted Columbia Parc as a perfect example of the public-private partnerships that allowed post-Katrina housing developments to come to life..
Discover more of the WGNO story by clicking below.
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Job
07.19.17
Have experience in Microsoft Word and Excel? G.E.C., Inc., one of the partners that helped bring Columbia Parc to life, is looking for public housing and Section 8 residents in the area to apply for a 12-week, 30-hour-per-week Clerical Assistant internship!
Explore additional details about the temporary internship. Then send your résumé:
By mail: PO Box 84010, Baton Rouge, LA 70884-4010
Or by fax: 225-612-3022
Reference job number 2170713 when applying. Résumés without a job number will not be considered.
You can learn more about G.E.C. by visiting their website, www.GECinc.com.
 
Wait list August 17
08.15.16
Columbia Parc's site-based wait list
ATTENTION! Columbia Parc's site-based wait list is open from 10:00 a.m. CT, Monday, August 15, through 2:00 p.m. CT, Wednesday, August 17, for the Public Housing Subsidized Rental Assistance Units at Columbia Parc at The Bayou District. Qualified former residents and public housing residents throughout New Orleans are encouraged to complete the pre-application form in person at 1401 St. Denis Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70122 by Wednesday, August 17. Download the full, official notice for complete instructions.
 
Columbia Parc
05.21.13
Nola Access Initiative chooses Columbia Parc for $20,000 technology grant
the NOLA Media Group and the Greater New Orleans Foundation. Columbia Parc is just one of dozens of communities or programs throughout southeast Louisiana in which the initiative will invest a total of up to $500,000 to increase digital access to those who may not otherwise have such an opportunity.
READ MORE (nola.com) >
 
Columbia Parc
07.25.12
Public Housing's "Legacy Buildings"
The federal hands of public housing were smashing large swaths of the urban landscape long before breached levees allowed floodwaters into New Orleans.
READ MORE (bestofneworleans.com) >
 

03.09.12
Open House at Akili Academy
Akili Academy of New Orleans is enrolling Kindergarten-5th Grade for the 2012/2013 school year. An open house will be held the evening of Wed., 3/21/12.
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03.01.12
A Partnership in Learning
Columbia Parc is proud to partner with Akili Academy, your first choice in high quality education in New Orleans-already the highest performing open-enrollment school in the city.
READ MORE (AkiliAcademy.org) >
 

12.01.11
A Fresh Start
Private-public partnership transforms New Orleans’ distressed St. Bernard project into a vibrant mixed-use, mixed-income community.
READ MORE (HOUSINGFINANCE.ORG) >
 

11.21.11
Secretary Donovan highlights the continued success of the NSP
Secretary Donovan traveled south to Atlanta to highlight the continued success of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).
READ MORE (HUD.com) >

 

11.21.11
New hope has arrived with the recent opening of Retreat at Edgewood
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secretary Shaun Donovan and Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed celebrated the project’s unveiling with a tour of the development in late October.
READ MORE (MHN Online) >

 

11.21.11
City Park's Festival Grounds construction will get under way in December
The popular Big Lake at City Park is about to become an even bigger attraction. Construction is scheduled to begin next month on the adjacent Festival Grounds, which will stretch along Wisner Boulevard north of Christian Brothers School toward Interstate 610.
READ MORE (nola.com) >

 

10.19.11
NAHB Honors The Year's Best Apartments & Condos
Columbia Parc at Bayou District in New Orleans—an affordable rental community that took top honors as the competition's Community of the Year.
READ MORE (multifamilybiz.com) >

 

10.08.11
Multifamily Community of the Year (The Pillars Project of the Year) - 2011
Affordable Housing Finance has awarded Columbia Parc , the Multifamily Community of the Year (The Pillars Project of the Year) - 2011
READ MORE (NAHB.ORG) >

 

10.08.11
Best Multifamily Community Site Plan - 2011
Affordable Housing Finance has awarded Columbia Parc , the Best Multifamily Community Site Plan - 2011
READ MORE (NAHB.ORG) >

 

10.08.11
Best Affordable Apartment Community Award - 2011
Affordable Housing Finance has awarded Columbia Parc , the Best Affordable Apartment Community Award - 2011
READ MORE (NAHB.ORG) >

 

08.25.11
Columbia Parc honored by Affordable Housing Finance
We are so proud to announce that Affordable Housing Finance has awarded Columbia Parc not one, but TWO 2011 Reader's Choice Awards — Best Overall Project and Best Family Project. THANK YOU to our development partners, leasing team, and our wonderful residents for making Columbia Parc the award-winning community it is today!
 

07.12.11
Columbia Parc at the Bayou District Nominated for Pillars of the Industry Award
More national recognition! Columbia Parc at Bayou District has been selected as a 2011 NAHB Pillars of the Industry Awards Finalist for Best Affordable Apartment Community AND a Finalist for Best Multifamily Community Site Plan. Winners will be announced in September." READ MORE (NAHB.ORG) >
 

05.11.11
2011 Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award Winner
Columbia Parc has earned another award for community development. Sponsored by the Tax Credit Coalition, the 2011 Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award was presented at a Capitol Hill ceremony in Washington, DC on May 11, 2011. Columbia Parc was judged the winner in the Public Housing Revitalization category based on its location, supportive services, unique design features and amenities, community support, and green building technology.
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04.14.11
Travel+Leisure magazine has named New Orleans' City Park as one of "America's coolest city parks."
Noting that cities across the country are investing in their parks, the magazine cites City Park's collection of mature live oaks and live bands playing during the annual Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Marathon as giving the space an "only-in-New-Orleans vibe." READ MORE (NOLA.COM) >
 

03.28.11
Now Hiring
Columbia Parc is now hiring for Community Grounds Monitor, Community Leasing Specialist, and Community Compliance Specialist. If you are interested in applying, pleaseemail your resume to humanresources@columbiares.com
 

03.25.11
LEEDing the way
We're proud to announce that Columbia Parc at the Bayou District has just received the sought-after distinction of LEED for Homes® Silver Certification. What does that mean to our residents?
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03.23.11
Smaller City Park golf plan approved
With an eye toward closing a long-discussed deal with a golf developer in the next few months, the City Park Improvement Association gave its unanimous approval Tuesday to a scaled-down plan that reduces by 20 percent the land set aside for a proposed championship course.
READ MORE (NOLA.COM) >
 

03.22.11
City Park tennis complex opens this week
On Thursday morning, park officials will cut the ribbon at their new $3.9 million tennis complex on a once-dormant tract along Marconi Drive between Harrison Avenue and Interstate 610. The new 16-acre tennis complex will offer 16 hard courts and 10 clay courts.
READ MORE (NOLA.COM) >
 

03.10.11
2011 Development Award Winner
Drum roll please...Columbia Parc has just been awarded the prestigious 2011 Neighborhood Development Foundation Development Award and will be recognized at the NDF Annual Gala Saturday March 26th at the FirstNBC.
 

03.09.11
Columbia Parc's site-based wait list
ATTENTION! Columbia Parc's site-based wait list is open from 10:00 a.m. CST today through 2:00 p.m. CST Friday, 3/11 for the Public Housing Subsidized Rental Assistance Units at Columbia Parc at The Bayou District. Qualified former St. Bernard residents and public housing residents throughout New Orleans are encouraged to complete the pre-application form and deliver or mail it to the leasing center by Friday, 3/11. (Updated 2:00 p.m. 3/11/2011: The site-based wait list has closed as of 2:00 p.m. CST Friday, 3/11. If you have already completed the pre-app form it must have been submitted in person by 2:00 pm or postmarked by 3/11/2011.)
 
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09.13.11 Columbia Parc at the Bayou Distric Expands to Include 48 More Units of the Mixed Income Housing
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03.18.11 USGBC Awards Columbia Parc at the Bayou District LEED Silver Certification
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08.24.10 Columbia Parc at the Bayou District highlighted by Mayor Mitch Landrieu at National Press Club
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03.02.10 Buffett, Cousins and Robertson Advocate Community Revitalization
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10.28.09
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Download CSSP event calendar featuring:
12/4/2013   |  10:00 am  |  Food for Seniors
12/4/2013   |  1:00 pm  |  Workforce Development Initiative
12/5/2013   |  10:00 am  |  Food for Seniors
12/10/2013   |  3:00 pm  |  Movie Viewing at Heritage
12/11/2013   |  1:00 pm  |  Workforce Development Initiative
12/12/2013   |  10:00 am  |  Workforce Development Initiative
12/12/2013   |  6:00 pm  |  Columbia Parc Holiday Party
12/13/2013   |  10:00 am  |  Workforce Development Initiative
12/18/2013   |  1:00 pm  |  Workforce Development Initiative
12/23/2013   |  8:30 am  |  Kingsley House Holiday Camp
12/26/2013   |  8:30 am  |  Kingsley House Holiday Camp
12/27/2013   |  8:30 am  |  Kingsley House Holiday Camp
12/30/2013   |  8:30 am  |  Kingsley House Holiday Camp
12/31/2013   |  8:30 am  |  Kingsley House Holiday Camp

All workshops and activities (unless otherwise stated) will be held at the Columbia Parc clubhouse at 1401 Saint Denis Street, and are free to Columbia Parc residents. Refreshments and door prizes will be provided at most events.

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