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Shena and George's Formerly Blighted, Beautifully Salvaged New Orleans Home — House Tour

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 27, 2015 01:05 AM
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by Jacqueline Marque last modified Oct 26, 2015

Pin it Name: Shena Troia & George Peake Location: Faubourg Marigny; New Orleans, Louisiana Size: 2,200 square feet Years lived in: 1 year; Owned Just three years ago, Shena and George’s New Orleans home was the embodiment of urban blight. The house, built in 1850 as guest quarters for the Masonic Lodge next door, was on the city’s list of neglected properties slated for demolition. Graffiti covered the exterior walls, weeds were growing out of the roof, and all but two sets of doors were missing. “Most people were scared to go upstairs,” George says. “The whole house was leaning 8-10 inches. It looked like it was going to fall over.” Open House Tour READ MORE »






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