Town Center

Town Center

Town Center

The Town Center at Raphael Village will be located at 530 Jackson Avenue and will serve as the hub for our urban life-sharing village. In addition to administrative offices, the Town Center will include a community cafe serving breakfast and lunch, a catering kitchen that will provide both training and employment opportunities for Guild members, classrooms for pre-employment and vocational training, and artist studios where Guild members will practice and develop an artisanal trade. The grounds and gardens surrounding the Town Center will be part of an ongoing edible landscape curriculum and provide vegetables and herbs for the café.

Town Center Gallery

Raphael Village’s Capital Campaign 2020–21

Partner with us today and help us reach our goal of $500,000! The Town Center for Raphael Village is currently under construction with an estimated completion date of March 2021. By donating to our Capital Campaign, you can be a part of this amazing expansion of the Raphael Village community. If you would like to help us cross the finish line with a Capital Campaign donation, please contact Jacqueline at [email protected].

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“Since the beginning of the pandemic we have struggled to find a way to mimic the community that Raphael Village offers our son. The isolation of some of our members since the pandemic began exacerbates their limited social skills and emphasizes how unique and important the sense of community and involvement that Raphael Village provides are. The new town center will provide a wonderful place for their sense of community.”

—Mark Redding

Construction Timeline

Construction restarted June 22, 2020 once the Mississippi river fell below 13’ (a requirement for projects under construction within 1500 feet of the levee). Construction is estimated to be complete in spring of 2021.

Located in the historic Irish Channel Neighborhood

​Raphael Village
530 Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

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