Won’t Take N.O. for an Answer
Final batch of brains weighs in on rebuilding New Orleans
Should New Orleans be rebuilt on floating barges? Or on elevated platforms? Should old, drowned neighborhoods be turned into new, green parks? How can the wetlands surrounding the city be revitalized? How can materials from wrecked buildings be reused? How can the citizens who are the soul of the city take the lead in the rebuilding process? And should the Big Easy’s new motto be “Give Big Oil the Finger”? The experts and community leaders who participated in our rebuilding forum this week had strong opinions on these questions and many more. Check out today’s final installment of insights, and share your own in Gristmill.