Destroyed by KatrinaThe Dantzler House
This elegant, columned home had just been refurbished and was about to open as a Mardi Gras Museum.
The Tullis Toledano Manor
Constructed in 1856, the Tullis-Toledano Manor was a stately Greek Revival home with massive brick columns.
Damaged by Katrina
Built shortly before the Civil War in 1851, this raised cottage became the final home for confederate leader Jefferson Davis. The Presidential archives are safe on the second floor, but the porch and columns were destroyed.
The Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art
Celebrated architect Frank O. Gehry. designed the new museum, and the project was not yet completed. A casino barge smashed into the glittering steel walls. Rebuilding began in 2008. Read more....
Katrina's Destruction: Before and After PhotosSurveying the Gulf Coast's Cultural Losses, National Public Radio
In Mississippi, History Is Now a Salvage Job, New York Times