Wednesday, August 24, 2011
The VA Footprint, S. Rocheblave Street still under construction in the foreground, as seen from just outside the perimeter looking toward the river. The Blood Center and the former Grand Palace Hotel, along with Charity Hospital, are all still visible off in the distance. The LSU or UMC Footprint starts where the trees visible along S. Galvez.
The live oaks off on the right are the ones that remain of the many that lined what was once Banks Street.
In the words of one Anthony Turducken: "lower mid-city = urban prairie"