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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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5500 Paris Ave.
Comments: I would venture a guess that Mrs. Sifuentes and the majority of the other "international" posters have never actually laid eyes on the SFC building, and have garnered all of the information they have on the structure from what they have read in architectural journals and missives from their local compadres. I apologize that so many of us who actually live with the building are too uneducated to understand it's "significance" like those who live half a globe away can.

Somewhere along the way architecture has forgotten that it's first duty is to see that the structure meets the needs of it's community, and instead has embraced the notion that the structure must first and foremost stand as a monument to the designer.