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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 member today!

*The PRC’s mission includes service to our community, if the ticket prices are an obstacle to your attendance, please reach out to Averil at 504-581-7932 or [email protected]
**Mutli-class discount available when purchasing with Buying a Renovation Project: PRC’s Buy Right Class, on March 7th & 14th.**

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Preparing for a Renovation Project:
PRC’s Renovate Right Class
March 21st & 28th

Each class will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at PRC headquarters, 923 Tchoupitoulas St.

Objective: How to properly renovate a historic house. Provide attendees an understanding of how to communicate and work with a general contractor and architect, best practices in historic renovations and building systems, hazard mitigation and financing the renovation.

 
Night One: An Architect, General Contractor, and Interior Designer
March 21st, 5:30pm-8pm

  • Building design and when you need an architect and structural engineer (40 minutes)Alec Adamick, Owner & Principal Architect, Adamick Architecture
  • Working with a General Contractor: how to design a scope of work, questions to ask, setting a budget and approving a bid, payment process with a renovation loan, establishing a realistic project timeline (30 minutes) Will Alexander, Owner, Alexander Historic Renovations 
  • What role does an interior designer play? Finishes, Fixtures, Appliances- how to make educated choices without breaking the bank and the planet(20 minutes)Nomita Joshi-Gupta, Studio Principal, Nomita Joshi Interior Design
  • Q&A with all presenters (30 minutes)

 
Night Two: Renovation Tips, Permits, and Inspections
March 28thth  5:30pm-8pm

  • Securing the Building Envelope (30 minutes).- Bill Robinson, Owner, Train2Build 
  • When do you need a permit or to update your existing permit?(30 minutes)Tammie Jackson, Director, Department of Safety and Permits
  • Closing Our Your Renovation(30 minutes)TBD
  • Q&A with all presenters (30 minutes)

Don’t miss our other course, Buying a Renovation Project: PRC’s Buy Right Class on March 7th & 14th.

Tickets

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Member ticket - "Preparing for a Renovation Project: PRC’s Renovate Right Class"
One member ticket to "Preparing for a Renovation Project: PRC’s Renovate Right Class" on March 21st and 28th from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at PRC headquarters, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. This ticket is for MEMBERS ONLY.
$ 50.00
25 available
Nonmember ticket - "Preparing for a Renovation Project: PRC’s Renovate Right Class"
One nonmember ticket to "Preparing for a Renovation Project: PRC’s Renovate Right Class" on March 21st and 28th from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at PRC headquarters, 923 Tchoupitoulas St.
$ 65.00
25 available
Member PACKAGE - Tickets to both "Buy Right" and "Renovate Right"
One member PACKAGE to both “Buy Right” and “Renovate Right”. This includes one ticket to both “Buying a Renovation Project: PRC’s Buy Right Class” on March 7th & 14th and “Preparing for a Renovation Project: PRC’s Renovate Right Class” on March 21st & 28th. Each class will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at PRC headquarters, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. This package is for MEMBERS ONLY.
$ 70.00
25 available
Nonmember PACKAGE - Tickets to both "Buy Right" and "Renovate Right"
One nonmember PACKAGE to both “Buy Right” and “Renovate Right”. This includes one ticket to both “Buying a Renovation Project: PRC’s Buy Right Class” on March 7th & 14th and “Preparing for a Renovation Project: PRC’s Renovate Right Class” on March 21st & 28th. Each class will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at PRC headquarters, 923 Tchoupitoulas St.
$ 110.00
25 available

Details

Start:
March 21 at 8:00am
End:
March 28 at 5:00pm
Cost:
$50.00 – $110.00
Event Category:

Venue

Preservation Resource Center
923 Tchoupitoulas St.
New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
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Phone:
(504) 581-7032
Website:
prcno.org