Real estate developer James Yu holds up new blueprints for the Marlene Yu Museum and Rainforest Art Foundation in downtown Shreveport.
Credit Kate Archer Kent
A dramatic transformation of a 1950s former YWCA building in downtown Shreveport is moving forward. The 36,500 square-foot building, vacant since 2010, was left in rough shape. It will house the Marlene Yu Museum and be the headquarters for the Rainforest Art Foundation.