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July 16, 2007

steamboat houses

the empty, it still gets me.  this was a neighborhood.

Past all of this empty, (looks like the middle of nowhere,
doesn't it?), tucked away in a corner of Holy Cross in the
Lower 9th ward, lie these.

We were giving a tour to an old friend from RIT, and I wanted
to go take pictures of them for my mom, as I didn't know they
existed until recently.

Also, this former duplex I'd taken a picture of in May has
managed to get one of the nicer variety of trailer. The kind
that don't still have wheels on them, and have siding.

music: Beastie Boys: Body Movin'

candice at July 16, 2007 11:34 PM


Wow, that is impressive! It makes the pagoda house (At Napoleon and S Sarasota)look kind of stupid.

Posted by: Anonymous at July 17, 2007 11:58 AM

They are kinda crazy. Both built by a steamboat captain about the turn of the last century.

I like the pagoda house though, and all that sort of assorted madness.

Posted by: candice at July 17, 2007 12:13 PM

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