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Maher v. New Orleans, City of

Citation: 5 ELR 20524
No. No. 74-2022, 516 F.2d 1051/(5th Cir., 07/31/1975)

The Vieux Carre Ordinance, which requires a permit for demolition or construction within the historic French Quarter of New Orleans in order to preserve the area's unique architectural and historical value, reasonably serves valid social, cultural and environmental purposes and thus falls within the permissible scope of the police power....

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