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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: Slidell, LA
St Francis Cabrini Church, Paris Avenue, New Orleans, LA
Comments: St Francis Cabrini Church was the first "in the round" church in the city, but there are others now replicating that design. Pre-Katrina the school populations were small by most standards, drawing mostly from the immediate surrounding area. Holy Cross purchased the property with the consent of the parishoners and school board and is a much loved, historic school in the City of New Orleans. It has a strong alumni that has drawn students from the entire metropolitan community pre-Katrina and will significantly impact the population growth of the Lakeview area. The building was not 50 years old and these objections should have been made prior to a legitimate sale of the property. The only people who should have anything of importance to say are the parishoners and members of the school boards.