Category: In The News

In The News

PRC helps secure $100,000 grant to rebuild historic Holy Aid and Comfort Church

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

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In Memoriam: Barbara Lacen-Keller

The PRC is heartbroken by the passing of our board member Barbara Lacen-Keller, who died Jan. 16 from cancer. At …

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PRC mourns passionate preservationist John Geiser III

The people who battled for St Charles Avenue 50 years ago didn’t know they would win. One of them was …

Preservation in Print

Preservation in Print nominated for 5 Excellence in Journalism awards by Press Club of New Orleans

Above photo: Preservation in Print brought home two first place awards in 2019 for the Press Club of New Orleans’ …

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After Hurricane Katrina, the Preservation Resource Center helped restore hundreds of lives and homes devastated by the storm

Hurricane Katrina roared ashore in Louisiana on Monday, Aug. 29, 2005. By 4:30 a.m., water was coursing into the Lower …

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PRC responds to city order to demolish historic buildings adjacent to Hard Rock Hotel site

New Orleans Fire Department Superintendent Tim McConnell has issued an order to demolish 1022 Iberville St. and 1027, 1025 and …

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Take your next Zoom meeting in a (virtual) historic New Orleans landmark

Tired of taking Zoom meetings at your kitchen counter? The Preservation Resource Center has just the thing to jazz up …

Preservation in Print

PRC’s new book highlights historic preservation efforts across New Orleans

Order your copy of Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans today! The Preservation Resource Center’s new book, Building on …


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 …

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Patty Gay honored with recognition in Times-Picayune’s “300 for 300” series

Patty Gay, one of the founding members of the Preservation Resource Center and our executive director from 1980 to 2017, …

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PRC Mourns Preservation Pioneer Mary Louise Christovich

We at PRC mourn the passing of Mary Louise Christovich, a preservation giant whose prolific work as an author, advocate …

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Mayoral candidates Charbonnet and Cantrell take stances on preservation and neighborhood issues

The candidates expressed their opinions on historic preservation and urban planning issues during a mayoral forum in September.