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Lower 9th Ward - north
Photographs from December 27th, 2006

The area has been largely swept clean of buildings, to an extent that it is difficult to perceive the former character of these streets when they were lined with houses.

The foundations of two houses stand next to a surviving neighbor. To the west is the repaired levee that holds in the Industrial Canal.

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These were common in this neighborhood, as were signs advertising total house demolition and slab removal, house gutting, various other modes of contracting, building materials, and an impassioned plea: "SAVE OUR NEIGHBORHOOD! NO BULLDOZING! Contact ACORN."

Houses on Egania Street.

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