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Dew Drop Inn Reopening (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-03-22

Duration: 00:05:41

Subjects: HISTORIC PRESERVATION | African American business enterprises


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Doucette, Curtis Interviewee
  • Jackson, Kenneth Interviewee


This segment from the March 22, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the reopening of the Dew Drop Inn in New Orleans, a hotel and nightclub that had been closed for 50 years. She interviews Curtis Doucette, New Orleans residential developer, and Kenneth Jackson, the grandson of the former owner.