Information in the PDF link above is from information supplied by Jennifer Farwell, President of MCNO.
As of the morning of March 2, 2011, the Louisiana State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) has posted a list of Louisiana Land Trust (LLT) properties with photos. These properties are eligible for the National Register of Historic Places and my potentially be demolished. To assess the effects that demolition will have on historic resources, and to seek ways to avoid, minimize or mitigate any adverse effects, SHPO is requesting input from the public.
The Office of Community Development, Disaster Recovery Unit is requesting the aid of the public in identifying alternatives to demolition. Any member of the public who has specific practical information on feasible alternatives to demolition for any of these buildings is encouraged to respond before April 1, 2011. Alternative proposals should include a source of funding for repairs.
To view photos and place comments, please go to this web site before April 1, 2011: http://www.crt.state.la.us/hp/latrust/ Comments can only be submitted on the properties dated 3/2/2011.
Many of these properties will be offered at public auction on Saturday, April 2, 2011 through the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA). To view the list of properties being offered at auction and/or to pre-register for the event, click on the link below. The Auction will be held at Xavier University, Administration Auditorium, 1 Drexel Dr, New Orleans, LA. Registration is from 8:00 until 10:00am and the auction begins at 10:00 am. http://www.noraworks.org/events
If you are interested in a property that is not scheduled to be auctioned on April 2, 2011, you should contact NORA: www.NORAworks.org , Phone 504-658-4400, NORA, 1340 Poydras St, Suite 600, New Orleans LA 70112
If you have a question about the demolition process, you should contact CDM, the company hired by the Louisiana Land Trust to demolish all severely damaged properties. CDM Phone: 504-245-5739, Toll Free: 866-978-9770, Email: LaHomesInfo@cdm.com
For a complete list of all LLT properties, see the LLT web site at www.LaLandTrust.us
Please forward to all members of the neighborhood association that may be interested in commenting on or purchasing any of these historic properties.
SHPO will only be accepting comments until April 1, 2011. Please go to the web site before that date and post your comments.
Pamela L Danner
Project Administrator/Community Outreach
1515 Poydras St, Suite 1350
New Orleans, LA 70112