Riverwalk to reopen May 22 with new stores, restaurants

March 25 2014 | Latest News
By Carlie Kollath Wells, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune


The revamped Riverwalk will reopen May 22 in downtown New Orleans, The Howard Hughes Corp. announced Tuesday. The grand opening will mark the completion of a $70 million renovation of the aging mall.

The ceremony will be Thursday, May 22, at 9:30 a.m. in Spanish Plaza followed by a weekend of festivities. The Riverwalk is located along the Mississippi River at the base of Canal and Poydras streets.

In October 2013, Howard Hughes Corp. said 94 percent of the space was leased. Tuesday, it reaffirmed that "virtually all of the space" is leased with national outlet retailers, many of which will be opening their first location in the state.

Anchor tenants include Coach Factory Store, Coach Men's Factory Store, Forever 21 and Last Call Studio by Neiman Marcus. Other stores include:

  • Cafe du Monde

  • Chico's Outlet

  • Clarks/Bostonian Outlet

  • Gap Outlet

  • Guess Factory Store

  • Hartstrings Childrenswear

  • It'Sugar

  • Kay Jewelers

  • Kenneth Cole Company Store

  • LOFT Outlet

  • Lucky Brand

  • Puma

  • Raising Cane's

  • Red Mango

  • Sunglass Hut Outlet

  • The Fudgery

  • Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill

  • Tommy Bahama

  • U.S. Polo Assn.

The full list of tenants is at www.RiverwalkNewOrleans.com.