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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.
Eleanor Burke is the Deputy Director of the New Orleans and Central Business District Historic District Landmarks Commission (NO & CBD HDLC). The NO & CBD HDLC regulate eighteen local historic districts as well as individual landmarks that represent the architectural and cultural heritage of New Orleans. Eleanor began her tenure at the NO & CBD HDLC as a Building Plans Examiner in 2001 and has served as Deputy Director since 2007. In her role as Deputy Director, Ms. Burke manages a staff of ten, crafts policy, and advises the administration and City Council regarding Historic Preservation best practices. Eleanor is a founding member of the local New Orleans chapter of DOCOMOMO (Documentation and Conservation of the Modern Movement). She is a member of the City of New Orleans Design Advisory Committee as well as the City of New Orleans Neighborhood Conservation District Advisory Committee. Eleanor lectures regularly to various civic groups and students regarding historic preservation, New Orleans architectural history, types and styles.

This class is free and open to the public. Advance registration required.

July 14, noon-1 p.m., Via Microsoft Teams

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July 14
12:00pm — 1:00pm
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Preservation Resource Center
(504) 581-7032