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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.
__________________ The joy and stimulus in architecture is the discovery of fresh combinations of old ingredients appropriate to present problems. I’d rather be right than contemporary. - Harry Weese
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.