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, 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.
Damage in Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans
Damage to house in Holy Cross, the historic and still intact part of 9th Ward, New Orleans
Damage to Gulfport (Mississippi) building, foundation all that's left
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.