We have written about the imminent danger list before. The difficulty in tracking this list is that there are simply too many properties listed to maintain an effective overight.

Today a friend called me and told me about this property

This is imy friends route to work and she has watched this property thru 2 renovations,the first time when the owners aquired the property and the second after the flood.

The owners pulled up while we were standing in front of the house. They had been told by the City that there had been a “mix up” and that maybe it was the house across the street that was supposed to be demolished.

*across the street*

The owner was very gracious and showed us her house, which she and her husband have rescued twice.

This is an obvious error but leads one to wonder how many undetected errors are


Another home, not as grand as the Washington Street house, but the Neighbors say these homeoners are fixing the house.

And here is the house

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...