JUN 12, 2020
Last summer, when the FBI was investigating developer Roland Von Kurnatowski and his investors were suing him for millions of dollars, his saving grace was going to be a $15 million development on public land in New Orleans East.
But a few months later, in September 2019, Von Kurnatowski, the longtime former owner of the revered Tipitina’s music club who also rebuilt the historic Orpheum Theater, was dead from a single shot from his own hunting rifle.
And now, the project he put so much faith in, the Lakeshore Landing entertainment and event venue on state land next to the Lakefront Airport, will never open. Continue reading.