• PRC founded with grant from Junior League of New Orleans.
  • Office space donated by the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority.
  • Save Our Cemeteries founded in New Orleans.
  • Preservation Action formed in Washington DC as national citizens’ lobby.
  • PRC hosts first Holiday Home Tour
  • Preservation In Print (PIP) has first printing of 1,000 copies
  • PRC hosts “Building Watchers Tours”
  • Louisiana State Historic Preservation Office begins fifth year of operation.
  • PRC buys and plans renovation of 604 Julia Street, one of thirteen vacant and deteriorated townhouses dating from 1832.
  • PRC organizes “Heritage and Horizons” exhibition.
  • Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC) is established to protect buildings in local historic districts.
  • Newly established Downtown Development District (DDD) commissions growth management plan for CBD.
  • Federal Tax Reform Act of 1976 provides first major tax incentives for rehabbing certified historic income-producing properties.
  • PRC initiates capital campaign for renovation of 604 Julia St.
  • Friends of the Cabildo publishes fifth of eight volumes on New Orleans Architecture
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation launches Main Street Project.