10/19/09 - 04:19 PM by Daniel Casbergue
The Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, which originally opened in 1973, sustained heavy damage during and after Hurricane Katrina. The City of New Orleans undertook renovation of the building to repair the damage and upgrade the facility. The alterations cost over $20 million and the theater re-opened to great acclaim in January 2009.
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