Storming back: Why renewed New Orleans is better than ever

Strolling down the streets of New Orleans today, it's hard to imagine that 10 years ago, after Hurricane Katrina came crashing in from the Gulf, much of the city was underwater. 

The storm claimed more than a thousand lives and caused damages totaling more than $100 billion.

But New Orleans, like New York City post 9/11, has rallied, and is now experiencing unprecedented growth...

...To be completed just in time for summer is the Lafitte Greenway, a 2.6-mile linear park, formerly a canal and railroad right-of-way, designed to bring the community together in celebration of the great outdoors and to reconnect neighborhoods once cut off by urban sprawl...

Source: CNN

Full Article: http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/06/travel/cnngo-new-orleans-katrina/


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