Category: Advocacy


Advocacy

HDLC meeting updates: solar panels, landmark nominations and other preservation efforts

Representatives from the solar power industry recently met with the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC) staff to discuss …

Preservation in Print

Work underway at Armstrong Park, 7th Ward historic renovation projects

The Preservation Resource Center is continuing efforts to reconstruct historic Holy Aid and Comfort Spiritual Church of Eternal Life (formerly …

Advocacy

Council to vote on Tchoupitoulas demolitions

New Orleans City Council member Joe Giarrusso will move to allow the demolition of three, two-family houses on Tchoupitoulas Street, …

News (other)

Preserving Black Churches Grants will help fund repairs to two historic congregations in New Orleans 

Two historic congregations in New Orleans will receive Preserving Black Churches grants from the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African …

Advocacy

State addresses VCC’s concerns about Madame John’s Legacy repairs

There is reason to be optimistic about the future of Madame John’s Legacy, the state museum and National Historic Landmark, …

Advocacy

Tchoupitoulas Street demolitions deferred 

photo by Dee Allen The proposed demolitions of three, two-family houses on Tchoupitoulas Street have been deferred to the New …

Advocacy

HDLC to get additional inspector

The New Orleans and Central Business District Historic District Landmarks Commission will be able to hire an additional staff inspector, …

Advocacy

City of New Orleans implements Healthy Homes Rental Registry Program

The first phase of the City of New Orleans’ Healthy Homes Rental Registry Program went into effect on January 1, …

Advocacy

Owner asks City Council to allow demolition of Tchoupitoulas doubles

The proposed demolitions of three, two-family houses on Tchoupitoulas Street are headed to the New Orleans City Council on appeal, …

Advocacy

Storyville building recommended for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places

On Dec. 7, Louisiana’s National Register Review Committee recommended that Joe Victor’s Saloon at 1534 St. Louis St. in Tremé …

Advocacy

Demolition begins at 1031 Annunciation St.

Photo by Dee Allen It’s a sad day for the Warehouse District. The historic warehouse at 1031 Annunciation St. is …

Advocacy

Is Plaza Tower headed for a landfill?

Photo by Dee Allen The City of New Orleans on Tuesday issued a request for proposals to demolish Plaza Tower, …