Larger Community

New Orleans has always been celebrated for its unique flavor, from the graceful architecture of the French Quarter to the skill of its jazz musicians. But with so many forced to relocate (and so many new arrivals coming to help rebuild), it became clear early on that the city’s character would undergo a massive transformation. Did the efforts to fix the damaged city make it even better than it was before? Or was something essential lost?

New Orleans before Katrina

Having a Better Attitude Post-Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina

Issues in Her Community Post-Hurricane Katrina

Collective Loss

Media Coverage of Hurricane Katrina


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