• Nation-wide campaign succeeds in saving rehabilitation tax credits from elimination in Tax Reform Act of 1986.
  • PRC renovates first of several dozen houses in Lower Garden District.
  • PRC officially announces Operation Comeback (OC) in Lower Garden District.
  • PRC initiates Christmas in October (CIO) with 300 volunteers renovating 10 homes of elderly and/or handicapped low-income homeowners in Operation Comeback area.
  • Louisiana State Historic Preservation Office joins PRC as partner in publishing Preservation in Print.
  • Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia is saved from adjacent shopping mall.
  • PRC and Tulane School of Architecture sponsor first of four symposia.
  • PRC sponsors first semi-annual “Stained Glass Art in Sacred Places” tour.
  • Jobbers Canyon National Register Historic District demolished, the first such district lost.