Squandered Heritage Vintage

3505-11 Chestnut

Revisiting past approved demolitions.

This one from September 2006

Chestnut Street

APPROVED [5-2] based on hurricane-damaged condition. Touro Hospital shall install decorative metal fence in the front of the lot and wooden fence on the side and rear.


Hard to believe this will be torn down.

Uptown/Touro- Bouligny
3505-11 Chestnut St. Owner Touro Infirmary has applied to demolish this two story wood frame single family residence to be replaced with green space.

Now notice the lack of proposed “green space” and the lack of Iron fence.

They tore this house down to make a Parking Lot.

Chestnut Street

Chestnut Street

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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.

  • that sucks for uptown and NOLA. Why demo a beautiful home like that. Have you seen the rst of the US housing stock??????