Advocacy Chair, Sandra Stokes: "Preservation represents genuine progress..."

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Historic preservation, while sometimes criticized as anti-development, is in a very real sense good “economic development.” In a city like New Orleans, with its numerous historic neighborhoods and distinctive culture, preservation represents genuine progress. It encourages contemporary uses of our historic buildings — and the tourism and tax dollars that follow.

Read more of Sandra's op-ed in the New Orleans Advocate, here: http://theadvocate.com/news/acadiana/11996768-123/guest-commentary-in-wake-of