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FEMA Section 106 Notices for Louisiana
Comment on "Public Notice Regarding Section 106 and NEPA Review of the Proposal to Demolish 7008 Zimple Street and 7016 Zimple Street New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA to allow for the Construction of a Roof-Top Expansion of the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library at Tulane University’s St. Charles Avenue Campus - Seeking Public Comment"
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Name: Drl Pat o'Brien, Ph.D. (Tulane)
City: New Orleans, La.
7008 Zimple, 7016 Zimple, New Orleans, La
Comments: The rationale for demolition is to allow for construction equipment on the site - but with no concrete plans offered for future development.
If buildings of historic value are allowed to be demolished when they are not blighted or in danger of collapse - the future for preservation looks pretty dim.
I certainly oppose this request.