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.
Preservation in Print
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
This delightful sidehall shotgun is filled with bold artwork, bright paint colors, architectural salvage, and natural light.
This year’s bonus house for the Shotgun House Tour is a raised centerhall cottage boasting a spacious porch and an impressive art collection.
A lighthouse has stood guard over Lake Pontchartrain for nearly 200 years. Spring is the perfect time to explore the site, learn about a special piece of New Orleans history, and enjoy a picnic on the shore.
The renovation of this seven-bedroom house on Esplanade has been a labor of love for Tom Gandolfo.
With soaring ceilings, wood floors, and original millwork, this shotgun was love-at-first-sight with its homeowner.