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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: Name redacted at the request of the author
City: N.O. LA
Comments: I attended the church for years. It was not functional: leaky, drafty etc. Furthermore, the acoustics are terrible in that building. Good design does not only mean the visual aesthetic. Other senses must be incorporated into the evaluation as well. So besides the way it looks, I can tell you that it did not feel comfortable (temperature, leaks) and sounded awful (could not hear anything due to the echo chamber created by the design). I also grew up about 8 blocks away. The building is not worth saving.