Category: Advocacy


Advocacy

State Historic Tax Credit legislation passes, extending a powerful tool for economic development

The Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans applauds the passage of HB 483, which extends and expands Louisiana’s Commercial Rehabilitation …

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Oretha Castle Haley building named city landmark

The New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission has officially designated 1421 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. as a local landmark. Constructed …

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Video: Town Hall Meeting to Save the French Quarter’s Protections

Early in May of 2023, New Orleans City Council member Freddie King proposed an ordinance that would “prohibit the prosecution …

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New Orleans council member engages with constituents at PRC Town Hall Meeting, delays controversial VCC enforcement ordinance

“I don’t want to gut the VCC’s enforcement. I want to give them more tools,” said New Orleans District C …

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Protect the Historic Integrity of the French Quarter

The smell hits you blocks away from Bourbon Street’s famous bars. Open drug use, crime, graffiti and trash are pervasive …

French Quarter

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Urgent call to action: protect the French Quarter from proposed ordinance

The New Orleans French Quarter is a national treasure. Please help save the enforcement that protects this historic landmark neighborhood. …

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HDLC endorses new National Register listings, denies house elevations in Parkview

At its May 3 meeting, the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission gave its blessing to placing Lincoln Beach and …

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Call to action: Help save the State Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit

In the past 20 years, Louisiana’s State Historic Tax Credit program has been a huge economic engine, helping to rehabilitate …

Holy Aid and Comfort Spiritual Church

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Holy Aid and Comfort Church in New Orleans named to national 11 Most Endangered Historic Places list

The 143-year-old home of Holy Aid and Comfort Spiritual Church of Eternal Life, formerly known as Perseverance Benevolent and Mutual …

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City Council approves demolition of Mercy Hall and renovation of mid-century building at Loyola campus Uptown

Changes are coming to Loyola University uptown. On March 23, the New Orleans City Council signed off on the demolition …

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New Orleans City Council votes March 23 on short-term rentals

On Thursday, March 23, the New Orleans City Council will vote on new rules for short-term rentals, such as Airbnbs, …

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Historic Structures Report ordered for Madame John’s Legacy

On Monday, March 13, the Louisiana State Museum Board of Directors commissioned a Historic Structures Report for Madame John’s Legacy, …