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1022-24 Tupelo Street {Lower 9th Ward}

Housing Conservation District Review Committee

Meeting Agenda

10 a.m., March 26, 2007

Room 7E07, 7th Floor, City Hall

RESULT: June 11, 2007 ~ Withdrawn

RESULT: Deferred for 45-Days

1022-24 Tupelo St. – Owner Tamyra Jackson has applied to demolish this
Arts-and-Crafts style double shotgun to be replaced with a vacant lot.

1022 Tupelo Holy Cross Lower 9

The woman on the porch was squatting in this house. I spoke to her for awhile. She was getting free food and she said she and another woman sleep in there at night. Nothing has been removed or remediated from this home. And it looks to ge in real good shape.

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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.