Squandered Heritage Vintage

Travel Talk..1940's New Orleans

Thanks to Francine and Sergio

Help us report this story     Report an error    
The Lens' donors and partners may be mentioned or have a stake in the stories we cover.
About Karen Gadbois

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.

  • Is that Huey P. with steam?

  • Thank you for sharing this awesome video!

  • GStone

    Thanks for linking a great video, but I can’t help but wonder how much of this is accurate, after they mentioned that Canal Street actually had a canal on it. I was born in the 50’s, but I KNOW there was no canal there, ever. Still, it was fun seeing the buildings that are still there, and what we’ve lost.