Squandered Heritage Vintage

1631 Delachaise Street Uptown

Whenever I see demolition requests for non flooded areas of the City I have to wonder what the motivation is at this paticular time when so much work is being done in the flooded areas. This place had a lot of great period details

1631 Delachaise

This building is a block off of St. Charles. A great location for apartments or condos.

detail 1631 Delachaise Street

According to the Assesors report the building has been boarded up since 2003.

The application to demolish was denied on 2/20/2006

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Karen Gadbois co-founded The Lens. She now covers New Orleans government issues and writes about land use. With television reporter Lee Zurik she exposed widespread misuse of city recovery funds and led to guilty pleas in federal court. Her work attracted some of journalism's highest honors, including a Peabody Award, an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award and a gold medal from Investigative Reporters and Editors. She can be reached at (504) 606-6013.