Green Goes the Lower Ninth
The Nation reports on sustainable revitalization of a New Orleans neighborhood
Two years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is still, slowly, rebuilding. But the people of the ravaged Lower Ninth Ward are determined to bring their neighborhood back — and to develop it sustainably. In a piece from The Nation republished in Gristmill, Rebecca Solnit reports on the neighborhood’s plans to couple wetland restoration with water filtration, add nature trails, take Brad Pitt up on his offer to design sustainable housing, and more.