This is a photograph of Robert E. Lee in the Lakeview neighborhood, on the northern side of Orleans Parish. Lakeview is a generally affluent section of the city, and most of the people here had at least homeowners insurance, if not also flood insurance. After four years, most of the houses in Lakeview have been rebuilt. The extent of the recovery is so complete that a visitor driving down these streets might never know that Lakeview was one of the most severely damaged areas of the city. The most visible indication of the past flooding are the empty lots that appear throughout the neighborhood. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThis image is part of a series titled Four Years After. To view a pdf version of the entire series, please use the following search term to perform a search within the database: Gentilly-Lakeview. To view all of the individual images, please select this tag: Four Years Later.\r\n

Citation

Winston Ho, “[Untitled],” Hurricane Digital Memory Bank, accessed September 24, 2018, http://www.hurricanearchive.org/index.php/items/show/41006.