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This week in history: Jefferson Parish introduces plans for its first planned development, Terrytown

On September 20, 1959, an item in The Times-Picayune announced a new subdivision — the first of its kind — in Jefferson Parish. While the parish had seen significant residential growth over the previous decades, the new development on the West Bank was to be its first planned suburban community — complete with 4,000 air-conditioned […]