Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome’s life has been a rich tapestry of leadership and public service, from her early leadership role with the Girl Scouts, to her time in student government, and on to her service to the people of Baton Rouge as an elected official.
Oscar Almengor, CPEX’s newest intern, discusses his goals in architecture, his hopes for his time at CPEX and his plan for the future.
Raymond Jetson, founder and CEO of MetroMorphosis, discusses the importance of equitable planning and how we can bring value to undervalued communities through sustainable growth.
Joni Emmons discusses how she brings together her appreciation of design, culture and landscape as a designer at CPEX to celebrate beautiful, functional places in our state.
Davis Rhorer, executive director of Baton Rouge’s Downtown Development District, talks about the substantial economic and cultural growth our downtown has experienced over the past two decades.
Justin Lemoine discusses how the Better Block and Government Street project has had long-term positive effects on Mid City’s economic growth, quality of life and role as a Baton Rouge cultural hub.
Thoughtful historic preservation is at the heart of placemaking. It also revitalizes our community and spurs economic growth.
How many children decide they want to grow up to be a planner? Edward Anthony did.
A shortage of parking spaces can certainly be a hassle, but parking for cars shouldn’t be the priority in development plans.