Rebuilding New Orleans: City Planner Kristina Ford Kristina Ford was New Orleans' director of city planning for seven years; she also headed an agency that promoted public-private development of city-owned property. Now a professor of environmental studies, Ford talks about New Orleans' architecture, planning issues and prospects for rebuilding the city.
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Rebuilding New Orleans: City Planner Kristina Ford

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Rebuilding New Orleans: City Planner Kristina Ford

Rebuilding New Orleans: City Planner Kristina Ford

Rebuilding New Orleans: City Planner Kristina Ford

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From 1992 to 2000, Kristina Ford was New Orleans' director of city planning for seven years; she also headed the New Orleans Business Corp., an agency created to develop city-owned property through public-private

Now, Ford is a professor of environmental studies at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Me. She also has written three textbooks on community planning issues. She discusses New Orleans' architecture and planning and the prospects for rebuilding.