Category: Katrina

New New Orleans is here: Part 2, the physical city

16 January, 2009 (08:39) | Cities, Katrina, New Orleans |

[Continued from yesterday’s part 1.]   [Click here for an archive of my 2005 New New Orleans posts.]   As we saw yesterday, three years after Hurricane Katrina, I was in New New Orleans at an AHIC conference that included a lunchtime speaker from the Greater New Orleans Community Data Center, followed by a bus […]

New New Orleans is here: Part 1, the people

15 January, 2009 (09:04) | Cities, Katrina, New Orleans |

[Click here for an archive of my 2005 New New Orleans posts.]   Three years in, what has New New Orleans become?  A month ago I was back in the Big Easy for the first time since Katrina.  Did the city bear more resemblance to my optimistic view (Venice on the bayou) or my pessimistic […]

NNO: Half-Bakered critique

17 February, 2006 (12:13) | Government, Katrina, Markets, New New Orleans, New Orleans |

Trust the Wall Street Journal not merely to critique House Financial Services Committee Chairman Richard Baker’s Louisiana credit enhancement legislation but to heap unwarranted scorn upon it and Mr. Baker for even thinking such folly.  In its lengthy editorial (unlike their news, for which the Journal seeks to charge subscribers, their editorials are free, and […]

NNO: economic gangrene setting in?

1 February, 2006 (09:52) | Disaster relief, Katrina, New New Orleans, New Orleans |

[New Orleans posting archive here.]   Up through roughly World War II, the vast majority of combat deaths occurred not on the battlefield but in the hospital, where the wounded succumbed to pneumonia and gangrene.  Physicians and surgeons learned a grim new dispassionate skill, that of triage — the quick glance at a broken limb […]

New New Orleans: the posting archive

23 December, 2005 (13:12) | Disaster recovery, Hurricanes, Insurance, Katrina, New New Orleans, New Orleans |

Here, in chronological order, are all my postings on New Orleans: Old, Future, and New:   30-Aug-05: Hurricanes, insurance, and affordable housing 1-Sep-05: Hurricanes: insurance aftermath 1-Sep-05: Housing and Hurricane Katrina 2-Sep-05: Modularity, another benefit of mobile homes 5-Sep-05: Building New New Orleans 8-Sep-05: New New Orleans, Tycho and St. Paul’s 12-Sep-05: New New Orleans: […]