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FEMA Section 106 Notices for Louisiana
Comment on "Public Notice Regarding Historic Review of the St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church, 5500 Paris Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana with linked PDF attachments "
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Name: Kendall Frederick Pron
City: New York, New York
Specific
property
affected:
St. Francis Cabrini Church
Comments: Even if I were not the designing architect's daughter, even if I had never visited Cabrini and found it to be an extraordinary and unique representation of modern architecture as well as a grace infused sanctuary, I would be hard pressed to understand the angry mob's cries for demolition. Has your city not suffered enough destruction? Can you not rebuild without tearing down? Many have posited that there is room for BOTH Holy Cross and Cabrini. With proper planning Cabrini can be a useful asset to the school - it's open interior and fine acoustics providing a perfect venue for concerts, assemblies, school performances and the like. Please take more time to further explore the possibility of coexistence for both institutions - for your neighborhood, for your parish and for your great city.