Rountree Renovation: Preserving an iconic home

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)-- The historic Rountree house in the Lower Garden District was in awful shape!  It was designed by architect James Freret and built for Jefferson Parish Sheriff Austen Rountree in 1869.  Neighbors thought there would be no hope in saving this gem until a major renovator, Andrea Bland, stepped in and bought the home earlier this year.  WGNO reporter Deepak Saini shows you how a woman with a vision saved a historic home from ruin.

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