SLIDESHOW: Post-Katrina New Orleans, 2005 and 2013

Two sets of photographs show how far New Orleans has come along since the storm.

Credit: Alan Chin

This is your first of three free stories this month. Become a free or sustaining member to read unlimited articles, webinars and ebooks.

Become A Member

After Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, New York-based photographer Alan Chin headed south to capture what the city looked like immediately after flooding. To commemorate the eight anniversary of the storm, Next City sent Paul Gargagliano to follow in Chin’s footsteps and see how far New Orleans has come along in its recovery.

What resulted is an eerie then-and-now series of photos showing such famous thoroughfares as St. Charles Avenue, St. Bernard Avenue and Canal Street. See the slideshow below for a dozen photos from a New Orleans both reacting to crisis and rebuilding itself in the long aftermath.

Gallery: Post-Katrina New Orleans: Then and Now

Like what you’re reading? Get a browser notification whenever we post a new story. You’re signed-up for browser notifications of new stories. No longer want to be notified? Unsubscribe.

Tags: new orleanshurricane katrina

×
Next City App Never Miss A StoryDownload our app ×
×

You've reached your monthly limit of three free stories.

This is not a paywall. Become a free or sustaining member to continue reading.

  • Read unlimited stories each month
  • Our email newsletter
  • Webinars and ebooks in one click
  • Our Solutions of the Year magazine
  • Support solutions journalism and preserve access to all readers who work to liberate cities

Join 1064 other sustainers such as:

  • Anonymous at $60/Year
  • F in El Cerrito, CA at $5/Month
  • Ann at $5/Month

Already a member? Log in here. U.S. donations are tax-deductible minus the value of thank-you gifts. Questions? Learn more about our membership options.

or pay by credit card:

All members are automatically signed-up to our email newsletter. You can unsubscribe with one-click at any time.

  • Donate $20 or $5/Month

    20th Anniversary Solutions of the Year magazine

has donated ! Thank you 🎉
Donate
×