Florida Projects is a neighborhood and was a housing project of the city of New Orleans. A subdistrict of the Bywater District Area, its boundaries as defined by the City Planning Commission are: Florida Boulevard to the north; Mazant Street to the east; North Dorgenois Street to the south; and Congress, Law, and Gallier Streets to the west.
Along with the
Desire Projects, it was historically one of the most crime-ridden areas in downtown New Orleans and one of the most dangerous housing developments in the country. It was located on Florida Avenue across from the Desire Projects. It was heavily flooded in Hurricane Katrina and was subsequently razed.
Geography [ edit ]
Florida Projects is located at
29°58′55″N 90°01′58″W / 29.98194°N 90.03278°W and has an elevation of 0 feet (0.0 m).  According to the  United States Census Bureau, the district has a total area of 0.09 square miles (0.2 km 2). 0.09 square miles (0.2 km 2) of which is land and 0.00 square miles (0.0 km 2) (0.0%) of which is water.
Demographics [ edit ]
As of the
census of 2000, there were 1,604 people, 399 households, and 346 families residing in the neighborhood. The  population density was 17,822 /mi² (8,020 /km²).
As of the
census of 2010, there were 6 people, 2 households, and 2 families residing in the neighborhood. 
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