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Posted inGovernment & Politics, Land Use, Squandered Heritage

… and put in a parking lot: Mansion gives way to yet more macadam

With owners claiming Katrina damage, this architecturally eclectic structure on Prytania Street near Touro Hospital was demolished on Thanksgiving Day 2006. While people were basting turkeys or gussying up for a racetrack repast, bulldozers gassed up and tore into a lunch of timbers and cornices, a few blocks uptown of the Garden District. Weekends, holidays […]