Six pilot cities are selected for the launch of a new federal, interagency initiative know as 'Strong Cities, Strong Communities': Fresno, New Orleans, Detroit, Cleveland, Memphis and Chester, PA.
Jul 12, 2011 The White House blog
In this piece from <em>Places</em>, Deborah Gans offers a firsthand look at planning for recovery in the city's neglected East side.
Jun 28, 2011 Places
A local firm is leading an effort in New Orleans to manage the city's water more like the Dutch.
Jun 10, 2011 Architectural Record
Mattel chose to premiere its "Architect Barbie" at the AIA Convention in New Orleans, and reporter Doug MacCash foregoes the plastic icon to talk to another sort of icon - Andres Duany.
May 18, 2011 The Times-Picayune
The recovery of New Orleans is happening in many small ways. One of them is the work of community groups to rebuild and re-inhabit damaged homes.
May 15, 2011 NRDC Switchboard
Various plans and strategies have been crafted over the years to try to help New Orleans recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. While early plans took a stronger stance, the city is now taking a less heavy-handed approach.
May 2, 2011 Architectural Record
Stray chickens have overrun many parts of New Orleans since it was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Apr 14, 2011 The New Orleans Times-Picayune
Toronto architecture critic Christopher Hume visits New Orleans, and concludes that "the devastation wrought by Louisianans upon Louisiana far outweighs anything a hurricane can do."
Mar 27, 2011 The Toronto Star
The experience of rebuilding a streetcar line in New Orleans and the subsequent neighborhood growth that followed offers lessons to other cities considering streetcar plans, according to this piece from <em>Architect Magazine</em>.
Mar 24, 2011 Architect