[StBernard] LRA, Duany Unveil Katrina Cottage Tomorrow
westley at da-parish.com
Tue Mar 21 19:56:15 EST 2006
I don't know what this thing is going to look like, but unless the first
floor of living quarters is at least 12 feet off the ground it will be a
complete waste of time and money to build one.
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> LRA, Duany Unveil Katrina Cottage Tomorrow
> Affordable Housing Prototype designed for Mississippi comes to South
> Chalmette, La. - The Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) and Andres Duany,
> Duany Plater-Zyberk (DPZ) Architects and Town Planners will unveil Katrina
> Cottage II at a press conference on Wednesday, March 22, 2006 at 4:00 p.m.
> This press conference will be held in front of the Katrina Cottage II,
> is located in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart on Judge Perez Drive in
> Chalmette, across from the St. Bernard Parish Government Complex.
> The LRA and Duany worked with local leaders and citizens to gather input
> the long-term building plan for the area. The Katrina Cottage concept is
> just one component of an expanding package of ideas emerging from the
> What: Press conference and unveiling of the Katrina Cottage prototype for
> South Louisiana.
> When: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 at 4:00 p.m.
> Visit www.louisianaspeaks.org <http://www.louisianaspeaks.org> for a
> detailed schedule of events.
> Where: Wal-Mart parking lot in Chalmette, LA
> Located across from the St. Bernard Parish Government Complex
> 8201 Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, LA
> For further information on the charrettes, visit the website at
> www.louisianaspeaks.org or the Louisiana Recovery Authority website at
> www.lra.louisiana.gov .
> Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated South Louisiana, destroying more
> 200,000 homes and 18,000 businesses and inflicting about $25 billion in
> insured losses.
> The LRA is a 26-member body appointed by Governor Kathleen Babineaux
> to identify and prioritize short- and long-term needs of the recovery. It
> will seek out and value local input as it plans and implements the
> The LRA is supported by the LRA Support Foundation, a private, nonprofit
> organization that has raised private funds to secure the current team of
> world-renowned planners and experts who are responsible for developing
> for rebuilding South Louisiana.
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