Possible Essay Ideas
New Orleans funerals and cemeteries
Restaurants that have survived and flourished (page 69 of the Oxford American).
Which areas are being rebuilt and why?
Businesses and business owners
Maintaining history after the disaster
Places where jazz started (specific night clubs etc.)
Population evolution in the wake of Katrina (recent immigrants and spanish influence)
Places untouched by Katrina (Central business district, French Quarter, Marigne neighborhood, the Garden District, and Uptown along St. Charles Ave. and Magazine St.)
People in the process of rebuilding