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February 2023

Free – $10.00

Beams & Brews visits Our Lady of Lourdes Rectory

Originally designed by Diboll and Owen and built in 1925, the rectory of the Lady of Lourdes church on Napoleon is undergoing a renovation that utilizes historic rehabilitation tax credits. Facilitated by McEnery Residential and architecture firm, GOAT, the building will be utilized as Bellwether Technology’s headquarters shortly after the Beams and Brews event. The PRC’s Beams & Brews offers a chance to tour the renovation and enjoy free drinks. Free for PRC members; $10 for non-members. Click here to…

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Free – $10.00

Arts, Culture and the Economy: Preserving New Orleans’ Future breakfast series

Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ Headquarters

Asante Salaam, executive director of The Helis Foundation John Scott Center, will show off the new center on the first floor of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ historic headquarters. This transformative investment by the Helis Foundation is a statement in the city’s future vibrancy and the importance of art and culture to the economy. Preserving New Orleans' Future is a new, monthly breakfast series that will bring insight into bright opportunities for New Orleans’ future. Residents of this city…

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March 2023

Navigating the HDLC

The Preservation Resource Center partners with the Historic District Landmarks Commission to offer this free course designed to help property owners understand the HDLC application process and avoid the frustrations experienced by some applicants. Taught by HDLC Deputy Director Eleanor Burke, this class provides an opportunity for property owners to ask questions and learn more about how to work through the HDLC process. This class is free and open to the public. Advance registration required. March 7, noon-1 p.m., Via Microsoft Teams…

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$50.00 – $110.00

Buying a Renovation Project: PRC’s Buy Right Class

This two-night course focuses on how to purchase a historic home in need of renovation in New Orleans. The goal of the class is to provide a basic knowledge base to evaluate a property, determine feasibility, and provide current information about financing and insurance. This course will enable you to minimize complications and maximize your budget by learning from professionals with years of experience.   $65 for non-members, $50 for PRC members.*  Advance registration required. Become a member today!  …

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$50.00 – $110.00

Preparing for a Renovation Project: PRC’s Renovate Right Class

This two-night course focuses on how to properly renovate a historic house in New Orleans. Good for first-timers or anyone who wishes to become more knowledgeable by learning from experienced renovators and local professionals; this course will provide attendees with an understanding of how to communicate and work with an architect and general contractor, best practices in historic renovations, financing a renovation, and how to close our a project. $65 for non-members, $50 for PRC members.*  Advance registration required. Become a…

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Free

Wood Window Basics with NOLA Wood Windows: Maintain Right Class

Historic wood window

This in-person class will cover the basics of wood windows. Valerie and Gus Vides of NOLA Wood Windows will go through the general anatomy of a window, common issues that arise, different stages of window conditions and how historic windows are built to be easily repaired. Homeowners will learn common dos and don’ts for wood windows, and how to vet a professional to make sure they are the right fit. This course is part of PRC’s Maintain Right class series,…

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Free – $10.00

Hospitality Investment in New Orleans: Preserving New Orleans’ Future breakfast series

Jayson Seidman developer of The Drifter, Hotel St. Vincent and the newly renovated Columns Hotel, has embarked on two new projects: a new-construction hotel on St. Charles Avenue and a project in the French Quarter near Jackson Square. Seidman has invested in several other places, including Marfa, Tex., Austin and New York City. So, why does he continue to invest in New Orleans? What promising metrics does he see that gives him confidence in our city’s future success? Residents of…

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April 2023

$1,550.00

Travel to Bermuda with the Preservation Resource Center and Tulane University


Bermuda with the PRC and Tulane

Don’t miss out! Save $500 on PRC’s trip to Bermuda by booking before Jan. 31!     Historic Architecture, Tropical Flavor Full trip cost is $4,500-$5,000* *Price per traveler. $1,550 deposit due upon registration. The rich history and enchanting architecture of Bermuda come alive on this exclusive trip with the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans and the Tulane University School of Architecture. This five-day, six-night voyage features luxurious accommodations, expert guides and exclusive, behind-the-scenes access to some of Bermuda’s…

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$85.00 – $95.00

Historic House Specialist

This popular program provides detailed information about the historic house types, architectural styles and neighborhoods of New Orleans, as well as best practices in historic renovation, rehabilitation tax incentives and historic house research. This program will earn four continuing-education credits for Realtors from the LA Real Estate Commission, as well as credit towards certification as a PRC-approved Historic House Specialist, which will be awarded upon attendance at two more PRC programs. Space limited, advance registration required.   Cost: $95 for…

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Save the Date: PRC’s Spring Home Tour


This self-guided tour features several private residences in the Parkview and Bayou St. John neighborhoods showcasing the livability and versatility of New Orleans’ beloved Shotgun Houses and other vernacular styles of New Orleans architecture. Contact Dinah Campbell or Whiton Paine to learn more about becoming a Spring Home Tour sponsor, which includes tickets to this event. Your support helps the PRC preserve New Orleans’ historic architecture, neighborhoods and cultural identity through collaboration, empowerment and service to our community.

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