Squandered Heritage Vintage

1724-26 Nunez Street {Algiers}

Housing Conservation District Review Committee
Meeting Agenda
January 8, 2007
10 a.m., Room 7E07 City Hall

1724-26 Nunez St. Owner Keith Victor has applied to demolish this
Arts-and-Crafts style double shotgun to be replaced with a new home of no
specific design (no proposed plan or elevations were included with the

1724-26 Nunez

I had never been to this part of Algiers before. The light was perfect, I always feel like I am on an Island in Algiers.

1724-26 Nunez

1724-26 Nunez

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  • Vinnie Pervel


  • Good question.

  • This post will be included in today’s edition of the “Carnival of Hurricane Relief.” See:


    One question from a non-native: what is the bridge above and behind the house?

  • This house is on the West Bank. The Bridge is the Crescent City Connection. This part of New Orleans did not flood

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  • BFlynn

    I cannot belive that someone would tear down a house that is in what appears to be perfect condition. Maybe they should sell it to Habitat and let them give it to a family that wants to return to New Orleans.
    Thank you for documenting these homes it may be the only history the city have of them 25 yrs. down the road.