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Chris Tyson, Build Baton Rouge (2021)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-11-01

Duration: 00:38:11

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Tyson, Christopher J. | East Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authority | Urban Development


  • Tyson, Chris Speaker


This episode of the series “Press Club” features a speech by Chris Tyson before a meeting of the Baton Rouge Press Club on November 1, 2021. Tyson is the president and CEO of Build Baton Rouge. He discusses: their role as the redevelopment authority and land bank in East Baton Rouge Parish; their projects, including the Plank Road corridor and Ardendale; their community partnerships; the components of redevelopment; and their other initiatives. He also answers questions from the media.