NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A house that was flooded by Hurricane Katrina could become a memorial to the catastrophic storm that nearly wiped New Orleans off the map 11 years ago.READ MORE: Anna Police Investigating Crash That Killed 22-Year-Old Man
The city planning commission will consider a request by the group Levees.org for a permit to preserve the house at a meeting on Tuesday.
Group founder Sandy Rosenthal says the house is likely the closest left standing near any of the three spots where levees broke, pouring water into the city.READ MORE: Texas Joins Oklahoma's Effort To Overturn McGirt
The one-story brick house is still vacant, with gaping holes in a back wall and roof.
Rosenthal says she wants the exterior to look as it did just after the city was pumped dry, with a re-creation of a moldy, flood-upturned living room visible through the front windows.MORE NEWS: 2 Killed, 5 Injured After Drag Racer Slams Into Spectators An Texas Airport
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