New Orleans, the Shotgun Shack, and Brad Pitt

With due respect to Mr. Pitt for trying, some New Orleans architects and urbanists say the buildings he's brought to the city are "alien" and don't respect local tradition.

From Flavorpill: "Local broker Jennifer Pearl chimes in: "Brad has the very best intentions. However, had he come here with houses that looked like what had been here before, he probably could have had four times, five times as many houses up by now.""

Full Story: Brad Pitt and the Trouble with Vernacular Architecture

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