A Decade After Katrina: View 10 Homes Built Since the Storm
By Melissa Allison
It was a decade ago this week that the levees failed in New Orleans, and Hurricane Katrina became one of the deadliest storms in U.S. history.
The beloved city struggled mightily in the aftermath, battling flooding, bureaucracy, and mangled and rotting houses.
Ten years on, there are signs of hope and renewal, including homes on the market that were built after the cataclysm.
6032 Pontchartrain Boulevard, New Orleans
For sale: $ 475,000
A new construction home with a flair for history, this listing features a large front porch, hardwood floors and a Jacuzzi tub.
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3727 Constance St., New Orleans
For sale: $ 675,000
A newly built home just one block from Magazine Street, this home features a master suite with a soaking tub, extra-large shower and a walk-in closet. The floors are made from reclaimed heart of pine.
See more homes for sale in Touro.
6480 Louisville St., New Orleans
For sale: $ 499,000
High ceilings, a covered back porch and an enormous walk-in closet make this 2011 home special. The attic was designed to allow space for two more bedrooms and a bath.
Check out more homes on the market in Lakeview.
2045 Chippewa St., New Orleans
For sale: $ 325,000
This newly built home features hardwood floors, high ceilings and spacious closets.
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8725 Belfast St., New Orleans
For sale: $ 179,000
This four-bedroom, two-bath home offers an open floor plan and a laundry/mud room that leads to a large raised deck.
Check out more homes on the market in Holly Grove.
Lower Ninth Ward
5201 N Galvez St., New Orleans
For sale: $ 127,500
The hard-hit Ninth Ward is rebuilding, too, with homes like this one, which is being marketed as great for tenants or owner occupancy.
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2726 Athis St., New Orleans
For sale: $ 124,900
Built in 2007 on a deep lot, this raised home features wooden floors in the living room and carpet in the four bedrooms. Its location provides easy access to universities and highways.
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6601 Fleur De Lis Drive, New Orleans
For sale: $ 410,000
This newly constructed home boasts a breakfast room with bay windows, covered front and back porches and a large master suite with bay windows, wood floors and two closets.
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882 Homedale St., New Orleans
For sale: $ 539,000
Built two years ago with lots of character touches, this home includes reclaimed heart-of-pine flooring, one-foot baseboards, encased frame windows and a master bedroom that accesses a private balcony.
View more homes on the market in Navarre.
5934 Vicksburg St., New Orleans
For sale: $ 580,000
Luxury touches abound in this 2,529-square-foot home, including high ceilings, hardwood floors, crown molding and clawfoot bathtubs. There are three fireplaces, a walk-in master closet and a courtyard with a gas fire pit.
Check out what else is for sale in Lakeview.