Brad Pitt in New Orleans

April 10th, 2009  |  Published in features

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Mr. Pink
By Stinson Carter
Room 100 Magazine, Summer 2008

New Orleans––It’s a late Friday afternoon in the city’s Lower Ninth Ward, and the hazy sunset is stretching across the Mississippi, gleaming against the 150 hot-pink tents dotting empty lots that were once a neighborhood (albeit a modest one).

Although it looks like a public art project, this is no Christo exhibit. It is Brad Pitt’s Pink Project. And the worldwide attention it has attracted for his green redevelopment plan has served as a pledge to those who once lived here that they have not been forgotten. click to continue reading

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