The Olivier Plantation House, 1820s-1949
Preservation in Print
Stabilization and restoration of the historic bridge on Bayou St. John is slated to begin next month. It will be the bridge’s first significant maintenance in 80 years.
This fall, city officials announced major changes coming to the New Orleans riverfront, including the transformation of industrial wharves into riverfront park space and the redevelopment of the former World Trade Center.
A bonus on this year’s Holiday Home Tour, the Jackson Avenue Evangelical Church has had a presence in the Irish Channel for the past 172 years.
When Tim Armstrong and Mark Hensgens renovated this 1914 Arts and Crafts-style double shotgun, their top priority was preserving the home’s original character.
The Haydel’s home was built earlier this year, but it’s Greek Revival exterior meshes seamlessly with the surrounding neighborhood.
With a “happy mix of glamour and comfort, whimsy and utility,” Catherine Makk’s charming Victorian home boasts 12-foot ceilings, original egg-and-dart moldings and period medallions and woodwork.
Charred “shou sugi ban” paneling and an extensive large-format photographic collection are just a few of the pleasant surprises awaiting tour-goers at the Strain’s home, a former church rectory.
The Stall’s recently renovated circa-1879 mansion has an impressive collection of Southern art displayed throughout the home.
Picturesque oak trees and an ornate cast-iron fence line adorn the front of the Creel’s historic Italianate home, which is hosting the PRC’s annual Holiday Home Tour Patron Party.
This double-gallery Greek Revival-style home features bold paint colors and a lush courtyard with a pool.
With a storied history, the former 19th-century athletic club in the Garden District is now the stunning home of Leigh and Billy Bell.