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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: Cynthia Scott
City: New Orleans, LA
Cabrini Church
Comments: This is a case of the Emperor's New Clothes. Architects tell us it is "historically significant," "beautiful," and "a masterpiece." By far the majority of citizens look at the church and say "Not." A perfect example of a particular school of architecture is not necessarily a perfect (or beautiful) structure. Sometimes they're just plain ugly! In this case, mediocre. Tear it down, revitalize this essential neighborhood by giving children a place to learn. Train new architects!