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Most of the ground between the ridge and the lake was swampy. The first residential section adjacent to the ridge, Gentilly Terrace, dating to the early 20th century, was built by excavating and piling up the earth in the shallow swamp to create blocks of terraced land where houses could be built. 20th century, and the entire area popularly came to be known as Gentilly. Gentilly has traditionally been defined variously. John, and the northern boundary along Leon C.
Simon Drive, not the shore of Lake Pontchartrain. Vista Park and Oak Park, lying between the London Avenue Canal and Bayou St. Katrina’s storm surge, flooding most of the area. Gentilly’s population has slowly returned, with most homes requiring major gutting and repair work before they could be reoccupied. As of the start of 2007, the area is moderately populated with something less than half of its pre-Katrina residents and businesses having returned. Paris Avenue, on the former sites of St. Francis Cabrini Church and School and Redeemer-Seton.
Marian Central Catholic Middle School, formerly St. Raphael School, has been demolished, and the parishes of St. University of New Orleans as well as in the former St. Raphael’s church building which has since been restored. Bernard via Lake Vista, which runs from Canal to St. Bernard before going down Paris to Lake Pontchartrain. UNO, which runs from Canal St, to Claiborne, to St.