Category: November 2017

Preservation in Print

Bringing The Picayune’s History Home

A local collector curates a restaurant’s art to showcase New Orleans newspapers in the very building where they were originally printed.

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A Glimmer of Hope for Algiers’ Touro Shakespeare Home

Could a new shot at FEMA funding finally revive the abandoned structure on New Orleans’ West Bank?

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Bell School Transformation into Artist Housing Marches Towards Completion

The adaptive rehabilitation of the former Tremé school into affordable artist housing is nearing completion.

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A New District Enlivens a Historic Neighborhood

The South Market District, a cluster of six new mixed-use buildings, has introduced plentiful living, dining and shopping options to a historic part of New Orleans’ downtown that had been long vacant.

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A Hall for Heroes

A seven-year effort has culminated in the revitalization of a VFW hall – the last one remaining in New Orleans.

Preservation in Print

The Re-importation of Richardsonian Romanesque

The aesthetic of architect Henry Hobson Richardson, a native Louisianan, had world-wide impact, including in New Orleans.

In The News

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.

Operation Comeback

PRC Revitalizes the Last Standing Building of New Orleans’ Original African-American University

The Straight University Boarding House and Dining Hall building at 1423 N. Claiborne Ave. has been returned to its former grandeur thanks to PRC’s Operation Comeback department.