The prominent theme within Plan Baton Rouge II was to reconnect Baton Rouge with the mighty Mississippi River by establishing a connective urban core anchored by the Central Green – a network of greenspaces linking downtown’s cultural and civic attractions. The redesign of City Hall Plaza fulfills a major goal read more


    0.73 Acres – Located in the heart of the city, the park’s unique amenities include a perennial garden, pergola with tables and chairs, educational and historical information, bio-retention rain garden, passive open green space and artwork. An arcing seat wall provides seating or an area for outdoor performances. It also read more

  • Downtown Greenway

    The North Boulevard Promenade section of the Downtown Greenway is now open! This phase of the project was constructed by Rotolo Consultants Inc. and has transformed the meandering brick path into an urban transportation corridor for pedestrians and bicyclists. The project features a 10′ wide bicycle path and complementary separate read more


    Expressway Park includes approximately 700 linear feet of new pedestrian and cyclist trail construction connecting Myrtle Avenue to South Boulevard at East Boulevard. In addition to the pathway, trail-head facilities have created bike racks, accessible ramps and connections to the pathway from two parking lots. Expressway Parks also includes an read more


    A 4.31 mile stretch of the levee bike path extends from the end of the downtown promenade just north of the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge and continues south past Skip Bertman Drive at LSU to Farr Park. The 15 foot wide path includes separate lanes for bicycles and walkers/joggers as read more


    North Boulevard Town Square is a spectacular greenspace development that has transformed the disjointed area between North Boulevard and River Road into a lively downtown center where the city’s cultural and civic attractions come together for all to enjoy. While this area was previously unusable with virtually no tree cover read more


    Come out and enjoy Downtown’s newest park! As a Riverfront Master Plan project of Plan Baton Rouge II and major component of the ‘Central Green’ concept, Repentance Park will soon connect with North Boulevard Town Square through the St. Phillip Street promenade when phase 2 of the Town Square is read more


    Located between the Mississippi River, the Pennington Planetarium, the USS Kidd war museum and memorial and the Baton Rouge River Center, the plaza offers seating atop the Mississippi River levee. Also features a fountain, a 4 panel mural, observation deck, and access to the USS Kidd Fletcher Class destroyer. » read more