New Orleans was not devastated evenly. Some neighborhoods were barely touched. Others were almost completely destroyed.

Here’s a video report on the rebuilding of one of the neighborhoods that is not discussed very often in the national news: Lakeview.

This community of approximately 10,000 people was wiped out when collapsing levees allowed the waters of Lake Pontchartrain to crash through the neighborhood.

The Drive: Lakeview Trailer

This next clip is an excerpt of a longer film called “The Drive” which documents the damage caused by the levee failures in various parts of the city. This clip features the Lakeview district.

This video was produced by NOVAC, the New Orleans Video Access Center

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