Category: Advocacy


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 …

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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, …

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HDLC wraps up 2023 with notable designations, denials and a glimpse into the future of solar panels

On Wednesday (Dec. 6), the Central Business District Historic District Landmarks Commission (CBDHDLC) and the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks …

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PRC seeks renovation proposals for historic Perseverance Hall

The Preservation Resource Center is requesting proposals for the rehabilitation of Perseverance Hall No. 4, located in the jazz complex …

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Fire Department responds to fire in the French Quarter

Fire is always a concern for historic structures. Thankfully, the New Orleans Fire Department’s quick response quickly got a blaze …

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VCC orders halt to work at Madame John’s Legacy

After a new city legal opinion, the Vieux Carré Commission (VCC) has issued a Stop Work Order for construction happening …

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Draft policy addresses housing crisis and historic preservation

Public policy and public opinion often unnecessarily frame affordable housing and historic preservation as conflicting objectives. The Advisory Council on …

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New Orleans should consider renovating, not building new City Hall

The New Orleans City Planning Commission voted to recommend a land swap that could one day allow construction of a …

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HDLC supports Storyville building’s National Register nomination, other advocacy updates

Storyville’s oldest surviving building has moved one step closer to being nominated to the National Register of Historic Places. On …

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Former K&B Building demolished at 3401 St. Charles Avenue

An impressive pile of rubble is all that remains at the corner of St. Charles and Louisiana Avenues, after the …

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House Bill 46 passed

On October 14, Louisiana voters passed a constitutional amendment (Act 48 [HB 46]) that ensures nonprofit organizations can be held …

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HDLC denies demolition of warehouse, other preservation advocacy updates

Concerns about the future of the Warehouse District were raised at the Central Business District Historic District Landmarks Commission’s (CBDHDLC) …