New Orleans cemeteries

Alan McCoy in St. Roch Cemetery No. 2
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TriPod: New Orleans at 300 returns with a story of the city’s above ground cemeteries, and those working behind the scenes.

Scott Threlkeld / The Advocate

The Housing Authority of New Orleans received a Federal grant last year to redevelop the Iberville Housing Development, the city’s last traditional public housing complex, on the edge of the French Quarter. The plan was to keep about a third of the buildings, demolish the rest, and build new, mixed-income housing.

Erin Krall / WWNO

While much of the United States considers November 1 as just the day after Halloween, New Orleans marks a more spiritual holiday. Many in the city spend All Saints Day sprucing up cemeteries.