• PRC surveys Parkview area for National Register of Historic Districts with grant from Louisiana State Historic Preservation Office.
  • Mid-City listed on National Register of Historic Districts as result of state grant to PRC for survey.
  • PRC and Councill Furniture launch New Orleans Furniture Collection.
  • Disney Corporation drops plans for theme park in historic Virginia countryside.
  • Operation Comeback unveils “Homer,” a computer catalog of vacant properties in New Orleans neighborhoods.
  • PRC and neighborhood organizations commission University of New Orleans study of Lower St. Charles Corridor.
  • PRC’s inventory of fa�ade donations climbs to 90 with acceptance of 27 easements from Historic Faubourg St. Mary Corp.
  • PRC publishes “Historic Neighborhoods of New Orleans” brochure and map, the first in the city on historic districts.
  • Preservation in Print receives commendation from American Association of State and local History.
  • American Institute of Architects presents Presidential Citation to PRC.
  • National Register of Historic Districts listings in Louisiana top 1000.
  • PRC unveils web site at www.prcno.org.
  • Operation Comeback Assistant Director Annie Avery named “Preservationist of the Year” at Mayor’s Golden Hammer Awards.
  • PRC sponsors first “Great Neighborhood Sellabration” with more than a 1000 participants.
  • 4,000 Christmas in October volunteers renovate 75 homes in 9 historic neighborhoods.
  • PRC establishes African American Heritage Preservation Council.
  • City Council proclaims March “Shotgun House Month”
  • The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) creates first “Shotgun Showhouse” for Shotgun House Month.
  • Operation Comeback Director Stephanie Bruno named “Preservationist of the Year” at Mayor’s Golden Hammer Awards.
  • Gov. Mike Foster establishes the River Road Commission.
  • Louisiana State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), Tulane University and Louisiana State University Press publish Louisiana Buildings: 1720 – 1940.
  • Gambino House on Esplanade Avenue burns to the ground after long fight to save it.
  • PRC initiates expropriation of 8 vacant and blighted houses in the 600 block of Gen. Taylor St.
  • PRC lobbies New Orleans City Council to establish demolition review for buildings over 50 years old, resulting in Housing Conservation District ordinance.