Residential densities vary based on geographic desirability, topography and public transit infrastructure. After Katrina, some areas remain depopulated while others increase as the density of the city reestablishes equilibrium. This map displays in varying shades of orange the level of residential density
reestablished after Katrina. It is not uncommon to see that spreading around these densely repopulated areas the level of density lessens progressively. This again is due to d sireability of pre existing residential conditions as well as knowledge of potential flood areas.
URBAN ANALYSIS City land-use profiles
Industrial use is located with convenient access to the Mississippi River and the industrial canal connecting the river to Lake Pontchartrain. These industrial areas are heavily used and have a dramatic effect on the hydrology of the city.
Published on Jan 5, 2014