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  • Upper City

    Gleaming sky-scrapers, state of the art transportation and responsive emergency services - in short, everything the [[Lower City]] isn't. The Upper City was built on new land raised from the lake north of the Old City, reducing the size of the lake by …

  • Lower City

    h3. Separated This is the city of New Orleans your grandfather might've visited for Mardi Gras back before the Mega-Corps got fed up with the crumbling infrastructure, sub-sea level flood risks, and rampant corruption. When they built their own, [[ …

  • French Quarter

    The French Quarter is the cultural hub of the [[Lower City]]. Until a few years back, it looked like the French Quarter would be able to lead the whole Lower City to an economic and cultural revival - but then the comet brought the horrors, and …

  • 9th Ward

    The 9th Ward never really recovered from a series of devastating hurricanes in the first few decades of the 21st century. Economically depressed even before the storms, the 9th Ward rapidly turned into the city's worst slum and stayed that way in spite …

  • Port

    The Port of New Orleans is one of the busiest in the CAS in spite of the risk of Caribbean pirates, largely because it has access to exports from the Native American Nations and the UCAS as well thanks to the mighty Mississippi. The Port is one of the …

  • Medical District

    Gleaming high-rise hospital buildings and upscale clinics fill the [[Upper City]]'s Medical District. Research hospitals for most of the big ten megacorporations have homes here, and there are rumors that one of the megas maintains an advanced implant …

  • Casino Row

    When the casinos left the [[French Quarter]], they bought up a strip of land just north of the wall separating the [[Upper City]] from the [[Lower City]], and rebuilt themselves even grander than before. Perhaps the most glamorous and most notorious of …

  • University Square

    The intellectual heart of New Orleans, and one of the PR talking points of the [[Upper City]]. University Square is actually a full square mile area of the Upper City that contains a number of university and college campuses. The buildings of the …