Thousands of houses and buildings were razed after the storm. We went back to some of those properties to see what's there now. What we found shows how some parts of the city have rebounded while others struggle, just as they did before the storm.
Rents are rising faster than incomes in New Orleans, and federally-funded rebuilding resulted in fewer units than planned.
Council member's 11th hour CZO tweaks sabotage efforts to control club noise and neighborhood liquor outlets.
The new CZO could end up being little more than a ream of wasted paper.
In amending the Charter voters expressed disenchantment with pre-Katrina's ad hoc, special-interest-driven planning process.
The city kicked in $225,000 to renovate the property after Katrina, but it’s languished.
Property received at least $225,000 in city money but little has been done since Katrina.
A simple fix to the draft CZO could save New Orleans parks from creeping commercialism the public doesn't want.
Should we elevate houses against worst-case floods or the statistically average hurricane inundation? It makes a big difference.
In reality, much of the trumpeted social healing of our ancient problems amounts to little more than optics, the columnist argues.