I came home and the Neighbor was knocking down this addition to his house. Without a permit. They were preparing to attach a cable to the roof and pull it down with a truck. This after 2 days of sledge hammer work. Another neighbor, concerned that the gas pipes had not been capped called the Police. I have a feeling I am going to be looking at this for a long time.


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...