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Restoring History: Pythian Building honors Original Owners

By Green Coast on 31 Jan 2017

S.W. Green originally constructed the building, which included decorative tympana above the ground floor entrances, in 1908 for the Colored Knights of the Pythias. Scott Crane led the design process for studioWTA and says the team wanted the design to reflect the first owners and welcome visitors as they enter the doors to the new Pythian Market. more…

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Pythian Project: Dry and on Schedule

By Green Coast on 30 Aug 2016

On Friday, August 26, Green Coast and our partners, ERG Enterprises and Crescent City Community Land Trust, celebrated the Pythian™s •drying in.” The project is on schedule and “dry” and now sufficiently completed to keep out wind and rain and other elements, so interior work can begin without weather-related damage. more…

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GCR’s New Listing on Aubry Street: Renovating with an Eye Towards Energy Savings and Comfort

By Green Coast on 26 Jul 2016

When Duncan Cheney bought a house (2834 Aubry Street) steps from the Gentilly entrance to the Fairgrounds he wanted to renovate and resell the historic shotgun, making improvements that included better energy efficiency. Cheney selected Green Coast Realty as the listing agency. First, he gutted the house and before installing new drywall, Cheney put in foam board between the framing studs. In order to seal it even more from outside air and moisture, he had foam insulation sprayed between the studs. He also added a central HVAC system with a heat pump, which is more efficient than gas or electric alone. more…

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Partner Spotlight: Pythian Market

By Green Coast on 26 Jul 2016

When Pythian Market General Manager and Partner Eric Eckert talks about what food means to people, he brings a sociological perspective to it. “Food is a great communicator and connector,” Eckert says. “Today with the resurgence of public markets, food still has the ability to build communities and that’s what I think the Pythian Market will do.” more…

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Home for Sale in Irish Channel

By Green Coast on 3 Mar 2014

Green Coast has recently remodeled a three-bedroom home in the Irish Channel at 2722 Annunciation St. It boasts all new, top of the line appliances, custom cabinets, granite countertops, new hardwood and finished concrete floors. The home is full of natural light and has a gracious open-feeling concept between the den, kitchen, and dining room. The large backyard is recently landscaped and the neighborhood is welcoming. more…

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The Evolution of Washington and Broad

By Green Coast on 28 Oct 2013

Earlier this week, I heard a father describing the Washington and Broad intersection to his children as he remembered it. I was struck by this moment because it is one of the hundred reasons why we built the project. more…

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Bienville Double Fully Leased

By Green Coast on 21 Oct 2013

GCE Green Development’s first property, a double at the corner of Bienville and Rochenblave, has finally finished construction and is fully leased. A party complete with ice cream cake marked the beginning of a new chapter for the new tenants and the neighborhood. more…

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Two New Eateries Open on Washington and Broad

By Green Coast on 18 Oct 2013

Laurel Street Bakery and 3 Potato 4 are now open on the corner of Washington and Broad. So whether you’re craving bagel sandwiches with fresh ingredients, sweet potato waffle fries with garlic ketchup, or a well-spiced chai latte, stop by and sample all that our new businesses have to offer. more…

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