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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: Adele Mangipano
City: Metairie, LA
Specific
property
affected:
Cabrini site in Gentilly
Comments: Holy Cross has had a mission to educate young men in New Oreans for over 150 years. They have taken in the orphans and the working class boys and created men. They can no longer practically do this in their present location. My friends and family in Gentilly are thrilled that they are going to rebuild there. They feel it is a new beginning after the devastation. While some neighbors certainly regret losing their church, it is truly not a valuable historic building. It was poorly designed and in disrepair before Katrina. A memorial would be appropriate, but let's put our young people ahead of nostalgia for something impractical.