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Joanie Oct 24, 2001 08:41 AM

What does CDB stand for when referring to a section of town? Thanks.

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    Sarah C RE: Joanie Oct 24, 2001 09:28 AM

    Actually it's CBD. Stands for Central Business District. This is the area mainly located between Canal and Poydras, and from the Superdome to the river, where most of the office buildings are located.

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      Ira Kaplan RE: Sarah C Oct 24, 2001 02:15 PM

      Also, the CDB abuts both the French Quarter and the Warehouse District, so it's a well-located area to stay in.

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        Joanie RE: Ira Kaplan Oct 24, 2001 03:53 PM

        Yeah, those sections all look pretty convenient to each other.

        Now a Uglesich question. It seems like everyone recommends getting there early, but the hours say 11-4. What about if you try going around 2-3 PM? Do you run into crowds still? Is there some other reason to avoid it at that time? thanks.

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          BB RE: Joanie Oct 24, 2001 05:59 PM

          Crowd-wise, late should be as good as early, but the later you go, the more likely they are to be sold out of certain items.

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