Pokémon Go in the Lower Ninth Ward

New Orleans: 2016

Rob Walker
Aug 20, 2016 · 13 min read
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Holy Cross, New Orleans


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The Pokémon Go world, as seen from a newish restaurant in a popular stretch of The Bywater (not the Lower Ninth Ward) in New Orleans. The blue cubes represent Pokéstops: There are more in these few square blocks than in the entirety of Holy Cross.
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Just outside St. Maurice Church in Holy Cross. For more pictures of my awesome dog, feel free to follow https://www.instagram.com/murketing/.

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At the Industrial Canal end of Holy Cross.
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“Lower Ninth Water Tower.” (Also: Lower Ninth cell tower.)
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Lower Ninth Ward, lakeside of St. Claude.


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Jourdan Ave., lakeside of St. Claude. En route to the “enclosure,” by the bridge.
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Historical Marker.


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