Faubourg Lafitte Redevelopment

affordable and for-sale housing

The Faubourg Lafitte redevelopment used local vernacular architecture styles to replace public and private housing that were vacant after Hurricane Katrina. The new, on-site project, in the Treme-Lafitte neighborhood, was comprised of over 417 living quarters in approximately 220 buildings. They composed of single family detached houses, duplexes and multi-family residential apartments, of which 144 of the units were for sale. Additionally, 100 off-site units in the Tulane/Gravier neighborhood were  built on scattered sites in the heart of the city.

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana 

Client: Enterprise Homes Inc., L&M Development Partners, Providence Community Housing & Housing Authority of New Orleans

Architect: Salazar Architect Inc., consulting architect, contributed to the design and construction documents. MWA was prime.

Units: 417 Units

Sustainability: Enterprise Green Communities

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