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A Short Summer Hiatus

Greetings Fellow Egg-heads! We’ve spent some time looking at the destruction and comeback of ArtEgg from hurricane Katrina. We’ll be going back to the more distant past when posting on

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ArtEgg Opens its Doors

After an extensive rebuild grounded in sustainable building practices, ArtEgg, finally ready towelcome New Orleans’ art community, opened its doors in January 2007. Part of the rebuildingendeavor included efforts to

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“But I am Very Stubborn”

With the building gutted, rebuilding efforts could begin. Shortly after Katrina, Dr. Dyer hosted a meeting with members of the Alliance for Affordable Energy attending and others interested in ArtEgg’s

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Severe Damage in ArtEgg

While the building had taken heavy damage, ArtEgg’s website remained up and running, where the title of this piece informed tenants and clients of ArtEgg’s fate post-Katrina. Dr. Esther Dyer,

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Katrina Takes Aim

This month’s post is the first of a four-part series examining ArtEgg’s Katrina experience. This post’s title, Katrina Takes Aim, acted as the headline of the Times-Picayune Sunday edition, August

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An Affair for the Holidays!

This month’s spotlight is on John Slidell, who purchased the property from John Hall in late 1843. Slidell, a New Yorker who graduated from Columbia College (Columbia University) in 1810,

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Thankful for History!

Hey fellow egg heads! In last month’s post, I mentioned a gentleman, Samuel Oakey. Oakey sold the property to John Hall in 1837. It turns out that Oakey was a colorful

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