Monday, November 30, 2009

NYTimes.com: Brad Pitt's Gifts to New Orleans


Are the architects of the Lower Ninth Ward Restoration in New Orleans out of touch with history and context? Have efforts have been made towards cohesive neighborhood planning and design, or will the Ninth Ward look more like a modernist trailer park?
TRAVEL | November 29, 2009
Cultured Traveler:  Brad Pitt's Gifts to New Orleans 
By FRED A. BERNSTEIN  
Four years after the Lower Ninth Ward was devastated by Hurricane Katrina, a Hollywood star's foundation builds brightly colored, modernist houses for residents.



Reblog this post [with Zemanta]