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Shotgun House Tour 2018

Advanced sale tickets: $25, 20 for PRC members.

Advance sale tickets will be available for pick-up at the will call table at Algiers Courthouse on the day of the tour. Online sales close at 5:00pm on Friday, May 11.

Day-of-tour tickets: $30


Join the PRC in historic Algiers Point to tour a selection of private homes that showcase the livability and versatility of one of New Orleans’ most recognizable architectural treasures.

Take the scenic route to Algiers Point! The first pedestrian ferry across the Mississippi River departs from Canal Street at 10:45 AM on Saturday morning, and runs every 30 minutes all day. Click here to see the full schedule and fare information from NORTA.

When people think of New Orleans, it’s one of the first images that come to mind: neighborhoods and streetscapes filled with long, narrow, colorful houses, adorned with architectural details that give each home a distinct look and personality. These “shotgun” houses, with rooms arranged one after another, were famously named after the notion that someone could fire a shotgun through the front door and have the shot pass clean through the back door without hitting any walls. With the highest concentration of this unique house type in the country, the shotgun house has become ingrained as part of our city’s architectural heritage. These historic homes are worth saving, and thanks to ongoing advocacy efforts in our city to save these treasures, New Orleans remains world-renowned for its iconic shotguns.

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Tour Headquarters
225 Morgan St – Algiers Courthouse


Homes on Tour
425 Seguin St. –  Paulina Hildebrand
244 Vallette Street –  Maria & Brad Hoksch
323 Eliza Street – Friends of PRC
818 Evelina Street – Benjamin Davis and Monica Yoo
232 Pelican Ave – Jim Baird and Rob Booms
910 Opelousas Ave – Kaye Caldwell 


Bonus Properties
Patterson Road Between Atlantic and Thayer – Patterson Point – Inhab Real Estate / Mike Bertel
530 Pelican Ave – Mt. Olivet Episcopal Church
541 Bermuda Street – Faubourg Fresh Market – Kelly Guerra and Nick Guerra 



Event Chair
Mirell Gallo



Thank you to our sponsors!


Sidehall Shotgun Sponsors
Entablature, LLC  •  Witry Collective  •  Inhab Real Estate  •  Gallo Mechanical




Single Shotgun Sponsors
Audubon Title Insurance Agency, LLC  •  Crescent Title  •  Crescent City Living  •  Linda Philips




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May 12, 2018
10:00am — 4:00pm
$20.00 – $25.00
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Preservation Resource Center
(504) 581-7032
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Tour HQ: Algiers Courthouse
225 Morgan St.
New Orleans, LA 70114