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  • Ghosts in the Oaks (night two) More Info // October 25
  • Cohen vs. Carver More Info // October 25
  • October CPIA Board Meeting More Info // October 28
  • Storyland will not be open today. More Info // October 30
  • DeLaSalle vs. Curtis More Info // October 30
  • Thursdays at Twilight - Cullen Landry and the Midnight Streetcar More Info // October 30 // Buy Ticket
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City Park would not be the place it is today without President Rooseveltís Works Progress Administration efforts during the Great Depression. More than 20,000 men and women were employed to build bridges, roads, fountains, the Botanical Garden and Tad Gormley stadium, and to dig more 11 miles of lagoons - work all done by hand.

LATEST BLOG POST: Bob Becker’s Lifetime Achievement Award

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Today New Orleans City Park’s CEO, Bob Becker, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Bureau of Governmental Research. The Excellence in Government Awards took place at the The Westin Canal Place.

Established in 1994, the BGR recognizes government employees for outstanding performance and creative problem-solving. Winners have a minimum of 15 years in service and are dedicated public employees who deserve great recognition for their accomplishments. 

Bob took the helm of City Park in 2001, at a time when the Park was facing difficult financial circumstances.

In early 2005, Bob led the team to create the Park’s Master Plan for the...

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