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5315 Painters Street {Gentilly} RIP

FEMA Section 106
Public Notice Regarding Historic Review of Privately-Owned Residential Buildings Proposed for Demolition in Orleans Parish, Louisiana – Non-Collapsed Buildings Seeking Comment

This house was demolished on or about December 26th, 2006.

5315 Painters RIP

5315 Painters Street {Gentilly}

This is the house on the other side of the vacant lot. It has not been touched since the storm.

This is what it is like here.

Painters Street

Address: 5315 Painters St
Owner: Lavella Sanders
Tax Bill: 38W408316
Property Description: Gentilly Terrace Sq 82 Lots 29 30 Painters 40X119 Sgle/Fr 5/Rm A/R And Garage
Planning District: Gentilly
Flood Zone: A7
Damage Assessment
Estimated Flood Depth: 7.5
Flood Duration (days): 18
Damage Report:

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Karen Gadbois co-founded The Lens. She now covers New Orleans government issues and writes about land use for Squandered Heritage. For her work with television reporter Lee Zurik exposing widespread misuse of city recovery funds — which led to guilty pleas in federal court — Gadbois won some of the highest honors in journalism, 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.