Business & Economy,
Crime & Safety,
May 2nd, 2012
An image from Squandered Heritage as New Orleans attempted to bulldoze its way to recovery. credit: Karen Gadbois
Newcomers to this site may not be aware that before there was The Lens there was a blog called Squandered Heritage.
With help from a wee band of fellow zealots, I devoted Squandered Heritage to the task of chronicling the parlous state of the built environment in New Orleans post-Katrina, with particular attention to the city’s priceless residential architecture.
I could hear the sound of bulldozers rumbling in the distance as “blight”…
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