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Vernacular architecture helps to form a city’s cultural identity. Explore some examples of vernacular architecture that are common in New Orleans.
Artist Betsy Fifield is restoring a 19th-century treasure on Esplanade Avenue. Read about the project, then see it yourself at PRC’s Renovators’ Happy Hour in May 18.
A look back on the buildings where cotton reigned king in New Orleans’ downtown “Cotton District.”
Although some examples of Mid-Century Modern architecture in New Orleans have been demolished, many examples remain intact.
New Orleans has had some extraordinary Modernist architecture — much has been lost, but important examples remain. Read about these structures in anticipation of PRC’s Mid-Mod NOLA series happening throughout the summer.
“It’s like churning ice cream,” Dale Pierrottie laughs. “Mix it ‘til you can’t mix it no more.”
Volunteers from from around the country visited New Orleans this spring to help our Rebuilding Together program bring safe, affordable housing to New Orleans homeowners.
Revisiting a Renovators’ Happy Hour Home
While house-hopping this weekend, don’t forget to check out the other exciting features of this unique historic neighborhood.
This year’s bonus house for the Shotgun House Tour is a raised centerhall cottage boasting a spacious porch and an impressive art collection.
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