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Fri August 22, 2014

Deutsches Haus Can Keep German Design

The proposed design of the new Deutsches Haus to be built in the Bayou St. John neighborhood.
Credit Deutches Haus

The Deutsches Haus can look German, after all.

The New Orleans City Council has overruled a planning commission decision that told the German cultural organization to dial-down the Germanic design. The commission wanted a new design that would blend into the Bayou St. John neighborhood.

The New Orleans Advocate reports that Councilwoman Susan Guidry, who represents the district where the building is proposed, called the commission’s actions “a bit misguided.”

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