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New Orleans' Landmarks Going By The Way Side

Posted: Jul. 2nd, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse

New Orleans is an old city with a rich cultural history that goes back centuries into the past, and though the landmarks that fill out its familiar streets range from the ancient to the brand new, progress and time have seen many of its iconic structures torn down leaving tourists with less and less to experience. Don't miss the chance to see New Orleans' deep history and visit before its cultural treasures are lost!

New Orleans' iconic landmarks take many forms, with live oak trees, tombstones, blighted houses and, of course, really tall buildings, all part of what makes the Crescent City landscape identifiable. But the changing New Orleans landscape leaves many of these spots open to the possibility of going from the list of landmarks to "Ain't Dere No More.

Each year, the Louisiana Landmarks Society complies the New Orleans Nine list of most endangered landmarks, and this year's compilation isn't leaving current events out of the mix.

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