Some things around here don’t change much. Went to my old McNeil Post Office today. A pic from 1999 and one from today. Looks like they did re-paint the sign.
From Slate. I know New Orleans has never flooded from the River, but I didn’t realize how the situation had changed. There is a link in this article in you want an longer, more in depth story for more details, including discussions of the Old River Control Structure.
When will the Mississippi River come for New Orleans?