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Hurricane Katrina devastates Gulf Coast region, severely compromises architectural landscape
The human tragedy weighs heaviest, but as the waters recede from the streets of New Orleans, and damage reports arrive from the Gulf Coast region, it has become apparent that Hurricane Katrina, which struck the area with devastating force on August 29, has destroyed much of its rich architectural legacy, from beautiful historic buildings to offices, riverboat casinos, and everyday homes. [October 2005] Read on.

 

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