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Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster:
Learning from Hurricane Katrina

 

Images courtesy of Amy Montgomery, Penn Institute for Urban Research

Tulane Panel

Tulane Panel

 

Panel

Lawrence Vale, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Rachel Weinberger, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning, Penn School of Design; and Leland Speed, Executive Director, Mississippi Development Authority

 

Eddie Bo

Eddie Bo, famed New Orleans pianist who also is a skilled carpenter, played a range of selections representing the rich musical heritage of New Orleans and the Gulf region and the importance of music and culture in the rebuilding process.

 

Lower 9th Ward

Damage in Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans

 

Holy Cross

Damage to house in Holy Cross, the historic and still intact part of 9th Ward, New Orleans

 

Gulfport

Damage to Gulfport (Mississippi) building, foundation all that's left

 

Rebuilding

After the “Rebuilding Urban Places after Disaster” symposium, Amy Montgomery and Genie Birch toured the Gulf Region meeting with conference speakers and viewing the rebuilding efforts including this site in Gulfport, Mississippi.

 

 



 
  Almanac, Vol. 52, No. 25, March 14, 2006

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