December 14, 2018

Aquarium of the Americas roof to be replaced

The federal government has approved spending just over $2 million to replace the roof of the Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans.

aquarium_mississippi_river_aerial.jpgView full sizeThe Aquarium of the Americas was photographed in December 2007.

Patchwork repair was completed on the roof in May 2006 for its reopening after Hurricane Katrina. Aquarium officials told CityBusiness of New Orleans that the repair hasn’t been enough. They say there have been significant rain leaks since the