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YAYA Arts Center

The YAYA Arts Center, located on LaSalle Street in Central City, now has their very own home. The timeline to complete this project was extremely fast-paced, but Landis was able to complete the project on-schedule and under budget. The schedule gave Landis five months from ground-up to completion for this community institute.

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Xavier University St. Katharine Drexel Chapel

Designed by Cesar Pelli, the St. Katharine Drexel Chapel addition to the campus finally brought to life the original visions of Xavier’s founder to provide a religious place of respite for the university. The massive 400-seat church sanctuary with vaulting octagonal ceilings and detailed limestone walls was built with a completely hidden infrastructure.

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Xavier University Convocation Center & Annex Building

The Convocation Center and Annex Building project is the next in a long history of projects Landis has completed for Xavier University. Bounded by Short, Palm, and Stroelitz Streets, the project includes a 94,000 square foot multipurpose Arena and a 23,000 square foot Annex Building.

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401 Girod Street Residential Apartments & Commercial Retail

The 401 Girod Street Apartment project is part of a larger Warehouse District development that includes renovations to the neighboring 637 and 641 Tchoupitoulas Street properties. A “low-key”, circa 1870 Commercial Warehouse, the Girod Street building was converted into an auto service/filling station in the early 20th century.

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Iberia Bank New Branch

The new branch located on Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey, LA is a commericial, residential, and business banking branch.  The one-story building measures approximately 5,400 square feet and is a wood structure on pile-supported concrete slab.

The branch was designed to serve as the hub for the bank should another catastrophe happen in the future. 

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St. Anselm Catholic Church

St. Anselm Catholic Church was designed to resemble a vessel or an ark. Each side or elevation of the building is boat-shaped with a sloped roofline and the walls wrap around and culminate at the highest roof area over the altar.
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24th Judicial District Courthouse

Landis performed extensive renovations and added two new stair/elevator towers to the existing 5-story Courthouse building. The 115,000 square foot, Thomas F. Donelon Building houses the 24th Judicial District Court, Clerk of Court’s Office and Sheriff’s Department prisoner holding facilities.

The major renovation to the facility includes 16 state-of-the art courtrooms with Judges’ chambers and support spaces; new offices for the Clerk of Court; large jury pool room; secured prisoner holding area with new elevator and stairs from the adjacent prison;  private entrance, secure elevator and stairs for judges.  

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Second Line Stages

An old taxi cab warehouse and abandoned surrounding properties were transformed in Louisiana’s first state-of-the-art media production facility and the nation’s first independent green film studio.  Located in the lower garden district of New Orleans, and overseen by the HDLC, the project consisted of a one square block renovation connecting four existing historic buildings and the construction of a new five-story building. 
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Trinity Lutheran Church Post Katrina Renovations

Trinity Lutheran Church is the oldest Lutheran church on the New Orleans Westbank and noted as the fourth oldest Lutheran church in the City of New Orleans.  Following
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Landis was contracted to repair the structure. The altar suffered major damage.
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Temple Sinai Renovations

The Temple Sinai Renovation project consisted of 18,500 square feet of Auditorium, Congregation Areas, and Education Hall upgrades. The project included demolition, replacement of finishes, construction of new restrooms, restoration of original wood flooring, installation of new flooring, HVAC retrofit, installation of new dimmer light systems, fire protection and sprinkler modifications, custom doors, frames, and hardware, custom millwork and display cases.
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