Revisiting past approved demolitions.

This one from September 2006

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.

APPROVED WITH A REQUEST FOR IRON FENCING ACROSS THE CHESTNUT SIDE

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.

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...