ALGIERS POINT ASSOCIATION (APA)
The Algiers Point Association was established as a residents' civic organization in 1972, and has been an important force in the progress and success of our community ever since. The Algiers Point Association (APA) was originally formed to promote historic interest, preserve the architectural integrity, and to promote the civic betterment and social improvement of the residents of Algiers Point, that area bounded by Atlantic and Newton Streets and the Mississippi River. For membership information, go here.
Neighborhood Social Networks
AEDF info 504.362-6436
ALGIERS ECONOMIC & DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION's mission is to help the Algiers community grow and prosper by being a catalyst for economic development that provides for a vibrant business environment. Members become connected with business and community people via Monthly Luncheons and After Hour Business Mixers. The AEDF also offers ongoing education and business fairs for members.
Art in Algiers is a non-profit organization of local artists dedicated to promoting and advancing interest, education and participation in the visual and performing arts in the Algiers community. For more information, call Jessica Hack at (504) 366-0786.
Corner of Pelican & Verrett in Algiers Point
CONFETTI KIDS is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of the children of Algiers Point. Upon the completion of Confetti Park, Confetti Kids has
refocused their efforts to foster a sense of community in bringing neighbors together as well as hosting child-centered programming and parades. All events are open to the public. For more info, email or call 504-363-0264.
Algiers Courthouse 225 Morgan St., Algiers Pt
FRIENDS OF THE ALGIERS COURTHOUSE is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to restore and assist in the maintenance of the Algiers Courthouse property and grounds for historical, educational and public use. The Romanesque-style building provides essential government services to Algiers and stands as a revered monument to the past of our beloved hometown.
Hubbell Library 225 Morgan St.
FRIENDS OF THE HUBBELL LIBRARY is an all volunteer organization to support Algiers Point’s local library branch in the form of money and volunteer labor. Billed as “the little library that could,” New Orleans' oldest public library -- a Carnegie library built in 1907 -- has been saved more than once by a tenacious Hubbell woman. First, Cita Dennis Hubbell, and then her daughter Amy, who picked up the torch after Hurricane Katrina. Email Amy
Old Algiers Main Street
OLD ALGIERS MAIN STREET A 501C3 organization following the guidelines established by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This organization works to re-establish the historic commercial areas and properties within the communities comprising Old Algiers. For additional information, please call (504) 362-8813 or email.
Mayor Martin Berhman
The Algiers Historical Society is devoted to researching the history of Algiers and its people as well as to preserve that history and pass it on through education in schools. AHS was formed in October 1999 by Kevin HERRIDGE, Judi ROBERTSON and a handful of like-minded people to promote the history of Algiers - and occasionally McDonoghville, Freetown and Gretna.
The Society is also dedicated to informing Algiers natives and newcomers through "The Algerine," their quarterly newsletter as well as monthly speakers on the history of Algiers, its people and places. All are invited to monthly lecture at 10 a.m., the 3rd Sat. of each month at the Algiers Regional Library, 3014 Holiday Drive, Algiers, LA 70131 For more information, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
615 Opelousas Street
Friends of the Ferry 363-9090
FRIENDS OF THE FERRY’s mission is to promote Greater New Orleans’ ferries as a form of reliable public transportation for commuters and tourists alike. FOF was incorporated as a 501C4 in 2006 to lobby to return the ferry hours to midnight after Hurricane Katrina. FOF’s long term goal is to help facilitate high-speed passenger ferries up and down the river. Visit the Web site for ferry schedules, river and bridge cams, parking information.
NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH has done a great job in developing and maintaining a positive relationship with the 4th District Police command, and attends the monthly APAC (Algiers Police Advisory Committee) meetings, where it represents the Point’s best interests.
The New Orleans Friends of BCRF is an Algiers Point based group of concerned community members who proudly support The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) in their goal of eradicating breast cancer in our lifetime. In their short, 2 years of existence, their BreastFest Event has earned over $12,000 to support research & awareness, which has helped our friends, family and neighbors. This event would not be possible each year if not for our dedicated sponsors, auction donors and attendees.
Beryl Ragas – President
1128 Hendee St.
New Orleans La, 70114