demolitions http://wwno.org en Nonprofit requests demolition for house that city spent $35,000 to save and move http://wwno.org/post/nonprofit-requests-demolition-house-city-spent-35000-save-and-move <p>In a blow to housing preservation efforts, the nonprofit owners of a home that was moved from the new Veteran&rsquo;s Affairs Hospital site to Tremé recently asked for permission to demolish the historic house.</p><p>The city spent $35,000 to move the house and donated it to Providence Community Housing.</p> Sat, 30 Jun 2012 14:30:00 +0000 Karen Gadbois | The Lens 14898 at http://wwno.org N.O. City Council Discusses Demolition Moratorium http://wwno.org/post/no-city-council-discusses-demolition-moratorium <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d6347b0bc9c-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d6347b0bc9c-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d6347b0bc9c-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-766723.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>The New Orleans City Council will be discussing a possible moratorium on demolishing properties considered by officials to be in danger of collapse.</p> Mon, 29 Sep 2008 10:57:38 +0000 Eileen Fleming 1496 at http://wwno.org