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Casino at City Park, one night this Spring..

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

   The Casino building in New Orleans City Park is a refreshment center in the park.  It was built in the 1930’s as part of the Works Progress Administration to keep people busy during the Great Depression of the 30’s.  The Federal Government spent 12 million dollars and employed 20,000 men and women in New Orleans to work on such projects.  The money went much further in those days.  Things actually got done…