Category: Advocacy


Preservation in Print

Despite years of decay, these long-blighted buildings are ripe for renovation

This story appeared in the April issue of the PRC’s Preservation in Print magazine. Interested in getting more preservation stories like this …

Preservation in Print

5G towers in historic neighborhoods

This story appeared in the March issue of PRC’s Preservation in Print magazine. Interested in getting more preservation stories like this delivered to your …

Preservation in Print

Despite years of decay, these long-blighted buildings are ripe for renovation

This story appeared in the February issue of the PRC’s Preservation in Print magazine. Interested in getting more preservation stories like this delivered …

Advocacy

Lessons from the Edge of America: Association for Preservation Technology 2019

Preservation isn’t an end unto itself; it is better understood as a set of tools. Maintaining, restoring and reusing our …

Advocacy

Hard Rock demolition threatens historic buildings along Canal Street

In yet another chapter in the ongoing saga of the Hard Rock Hotel collapse at Rampart and Canal streets in …

Preservation in Print

Returning vacant houses to occupancy is one solution to the affordable housing crisis

There may be one on your block: An empty house where the mail once piled up on the stoop. Now …

Advocacy

Loew’s Theater developer gets 75-foot height variance, but must protect interior theater

A dramatic 75-foot height variance was granted today to the owners of the Loew’s State Palace Theater by the New …

Advocacy

Pending demolition permits affect historic neighborhoods

This October, while many houses are festooned with cobwebs and skeletons, others have one foot in the grave. The City …

Advocacy

Short-term rental proposal threatens downtown neighborhoods

A last-minute amendment to proposed regulations on short-term rentals poses a threat to our historic downtown neighborhoods. The amendment is …

Advocacy

Historic shotgun house moved to St. Roch, to be renovated as affordable housing

On an unusually cool Wednesday afternoon in July, New Orleanians gathered beneath the shade trees on the neutral ground of …

Advocacy

Upcoming demolition requests in historic neighborhoods

This month, city agencies will consider complete demolition requests for the following buildings located in historic neighborhoods around New Orleans. …

Preservation in Print

Approved and proposed developments could radically alter New Orleans’ riverfront

This story appeared in the June issue of the PRC’s Preservation in Print magazine. Interested in getting more preservation stories like this delivered to your …