Audio: Holy Cross residents wary of proposed riverfront apartment complex

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Vanessa Gueringer, left, and Kim Ford discuss the Holy Cross project and the public-relations campaign supporting it.

People living near the site of the abandoned Holy Cross school in the Lower 9th Ward know the site has to be redeveloped, but they are unhappy with a plan to build two, seven-story apartment buildings along the river.

In this audio story, I talk with them about the character of their neighborhood and their reservations about the plan.


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