Category: Advocacy


Advocacy

HDLC Denies Demolition of former Our Lady of Lourdes elementary school

At the Historic District Landmarks Commission meeting on June 5, the application to demolish the former Our Lady of Lourdes …

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PRC seeks proposals for rehabilitation of Holy Aid and Comfort Spiritual Church

The Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans is issuing a request for proposals for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Holy …

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Walker Percy’s former home to be studied for local landmark status, plus other HDLC updates

At the meeting on May 1, the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC) voted unanimously to study the former …

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New designs presented for proposed Warehouse District hotel

The Central Business District Historic District Landmarks Commission approved conceptual designs for the 30,000-square-foot hotel proposed for the vacant lot …

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Controversial bill threatens short-term rental regulations in New Orleans

House Bill 591, one of the two problematic bills introduced to the Louisiana Legislature by State Rep. Rodney Lyons (District …

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St. Alphonsus nominated for landmark status

St. Alphonsus Church has moved one step closer to being designated a local landmark. On April 3, the New Orleans …

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Advocacy Update: HB 625 and HB 591

District 87 State Rep. Rodney Lyons has introduced two problematic and overreaching bills to the Louisiana Legislature that would seriously …

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St. Claude General Hospital building moves one step closer to National Register listing

St. Claude General Hospital in Orleans Parish has been recommended for listing in the National Register of Historic Places, after …

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Hotel design proposed for former Dixie Metal Works Warehouse District site

Preliminary designs for a 30,000-square-foot townhouse-style hotel have been proposed for the vacant lot that formerly contained the Dixie Machine …

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PRC advocates on Capitol Hill for federal preservation funding and policies

On March 6, PRC Public Policy Research Director and Advocacy Coordinator MaryNell Nolan-Wheatley joined the Louisiana Division of Historic Preservation …

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HDLC staff proposes new solar panel guidelines

A proposed rules update would allow the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission’s staff to approve more applications for solar …

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Judge upholds rules for short-term rentals

Last week, U.S. District Judge Ivan Lemelle ruled almost entirely in favor of the City of New Orleans, allowing stricter …