VA Hospital en Unoccupied Homes Primed For Art Project, For Now <p><i style="line-height: 1.5;">A new series of highly visible art, preservation and reconstruction projects in New Orleans have popped up throughout New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina — work that strives to retain the integral nature of the city’s culture and promote resilience.</i><em style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;But things don’t always go according to plan, and sometimes projects are abandoned midway. This is&nbsp;a story of preservation gone wrong, one group’s response, and a look towards the future.&nbsp;</em></p><p> Sun, 23 Jun 2013 18:46:17 +0000 Laine Kaplan-Levenson 38074 at Nonprofit requests demolition for house that city spent $35,000 to 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