Once flooded, abandoned, and threatened with demolition, the historic Orpheum Theatre has been resurrected amidst a downtown theater renaissance.
Fort Proctor is a partially constructed nineteenth-century fortification that has suffered from more than a century of environment-related damage.
After sitting vacant for decades, Arabi’s historic LeBeau Plantation was destroyed by arson in 2013.
Historic Fort Pike has sustained significant hurricane damage and continues to be vulnerable to future natural disasters and neglect.
Shuttered for decades, the historic downtown Civic Theatre was reborn in 2013 as a state-of-the-art events venue.
Temple Sinai was demolished in 1977 and replaced with a parking lot despite public outcry and the Historic District Landmarks Commission’s efforts to protect it.
When modern apartment buildings began replacing historic homes along St. Charles Avenue, residents marshaled to protect those that remained.
The historic house and grounds at Longue Vue House and Gardens reflect the glamour of refined life in 1940s New Orleans.
The elevated I-10 Claiborne Avenue Expressway severed the historic African-American Tremé neighborhood in the late 1960s and continues to spark controversy today.
Since 2008, DOCOMOMO US/Louisiana has fought to protect the buildings and neighborhoods of New Orleans’ recent past.