Recreation Center Hit by Hurricane Katrina Reopens

A New Orleans recreation center that closed after Hurricane Katrina reopened this week after undergoing a $4.9 million renovation.

A New Orleans recreation center opened its doors this week for the first time since Hurricane Katrina.

Mayor Mitch Landrieu, along with city and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials, celebrated the reopening of the newly renovated, $4.9 million John P. Lyons Memorial Center on Monday.

"As one of my administration's committed capital projects, the Lyons Center once again stands as a safe place where our children and young adults can learn and p

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