Author: General Release
Date: August 26, 2010
NEW ORLEANS — Musicians’ Village in the Upper 9th Ward was conceived post-Hurricane Katrina to give several generations of musicians and other families a community in which to live and prosper.
On Thursday, nearing the five-year mark since the storm, the milestone was celebrated in an area of the city that’s coming into its own.
The McDonogh 35 Choir helped mark the big moment, along with Harry Connick jr.
An oversized fleur de lis was raised to the top of the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music, which is halfway finished.
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