Protest to restore a park

Beth Lovett, Quarter resident

This morning French Quarter resident Beth Lovett protested in front of Armstrong Park about the park’s condition.

She also sent this email to all City Council members:

“Armstrong Park is a disgrace. Those of us who live in the neighborhood and

who use the green space on a daily basis are sickened by the deplorable

condition in which the City of New Orleans has left this treasured and

beautiful park. What is being done to insure that our park is finally being


This is not only a neighborhood issue. It is an embarrassment to our City.

Tourists ask why the park is not open. In the past I would tell them the

story of the “Nagin legacy”. Now it is your legacy.”