I have just confirmed that there is an agenda item to discuss the demolition
of the Cabrini church at this Wednesday’s HDLC meeting. Indications are that
the HDLC will hear arguments to designate the church a local landmark. HDLC
has no specific jurisdiction on this area, or on this project, but this is an opportunity to call attention to the slated demolition of this church, a significant award-winning design
by Curtis & Davis, completed in 1963. If there are those who are passionate about saving this important project, from the neighborhood, the parish, or the profession, now is the time to speak.

Cabrini Church

I went to look at the Church yesterday and was dismayed to find that one of the stained glass panels was out on the ground with debris stacked on top of it.

It is now stored on my porch for safe keeping.


Karen Gadbois

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...