I'm glad you had a good time here. Coming in on Chef Hwy is fun, although you get to see the suburban wasteland of New Orleans East.
The sloping house may not be a foundation problem... ancient buildings were intentionally built with a batter (slope) in the wall to shed rain faster. Of course, foundation problems are also common here, so... hard to tell.
__________________ la forme d'une ville change plus vite, hélas! que le coeur d'un mortel...
i've been obsessed with the foliage of new orleans for some time and have attempted to replicate that here with some success...i have to build a small greenhouse every winter over the palms (the european palms in st. louis square inspired me to plant some here). this year i almost lost one - all that is left practically is the central spear.
those almost look like paw paws but they dont grow off the trunk.