In 1999 McDonogh 39 was renamed Avery Alexander to honor the civil rights leader. The school received about 5 feet of flood water and is (mostly) boarded up. The SFMPOP recommends “complete replacement.”
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more photos on Flickr, including sections. Many thanks to Irene Wainright, archivist, New Orleans Public Library.