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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: Mary Hewes
City: New Orleans, LA
Specific
property
affected:
7008 & 7016 Zimpel
Comments: Please reject Tulane's application to demolish these homes. They are contributing elements to the Uptown National Register Historic District. They are not blighted. They are well-built of high-grade materials that are no longer available for today's construction, and they represent a craftsmanship that is lost in today's construction force. It is appalling that Tulane would be so short-sighted in its plans as to disregard the architectural and historic fabric of these houses and their surrounding neighborhood. Please do not set a precedent for conceding to this type of greedy, wrong-headed behavior on the part of New Orleans' major institutions.