Memorial park in Mandeville named for 9/11 victim Lou Williams

A small park in the Beau Rivage area of New Orleans has been named “Lou’s Lot” in honor of Louis Calvin Williams III, who was killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks. Williams was killed while on a business trip that took him to the South Tower of the World Trade Center.

The park has been an unofficial memorial for many years, but was officially named for Lou Williams in a November 2021 ceremony. The dedication was intended to be held on the 20th anniversary of the attacks, but Hurricane Ida postponed it.

“It means a lot to our family to have this spot in his honor,” Janice Williams, Lou’s widow, told Kaydee Krieger for

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