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June 2017

Mid Mod NOLA: “Mid-Century Modern Architecture in New Orleans” Talk by John P. Klingman

  • 4140 Canal Street
    New Orleans, LA 70119

John P. Klingman, Favrot Professor at the Tulane School of Architecture, will present an overview of Mid-Century Modern-style architecture. New Orleans’ Mid-Century Modern landmarks will be explored inside of one of the most important buildings left in New Orleans — the Automotive Life Insurance Building, now the Mid-City Public Library Branch. Free and open to the public   This event is part of our Mid Mid NOLA event series. Spend the sultry New Orleans summer exploring our city’s world-class Mid-Century…

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First Time Homebuyer Class

  • 923 Tchoupitoulas St.
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

Considering homeownership? Emerge from this program prepared to tackle the home purchase process and meet the demands of owning and caring for a home.  The 12-hour course conducted by A Shared Initiative, Inc (ASII) in partnership with the PRC is certified by the LA Homebuyer Education Collaborative. It acquaints prospective buyers with the details of purchase contracts, insurance, fiscal fitness, budgeting, home maintenance, and more. Monday, June 12th – Thursday, June 15th   1) You must first register at one…

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$20 - $25

Mid Mod NOLA: Private Tour of the Superdome

  • 1500 Sugar Bowl Dr
    New Orleans, LA 70112 United States

Get a behind-the-sccenes look at the history and architecture of one of New Orleans' most recognizable Mid-Century Modern Buildings, now known as the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, which was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. $25 / $20 PRC or DOCOMOMO Members. Tickets are limited and pre-registration is required.   This event is part of our Mid Mid NOLA event series. Spend the sultry New Orleans summer exploring our city’s world-class Mid-Century Modern architecture with the Preservation Resource Center,…

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Renovators’ Happy Hour goes to the Lower Garden District

  • 1824 Sophie Wright Place
    New Orleans, 70130 United States

Visit the renovation-in-progress of 1824 Sophie Wright Place. This prominent 1850s structure was blighted and vacant for years before Wes Michaels and Elizabeth Mossop purchased it and began major renovations in 2016. $10 / Free for PRC members. Cash donation bar.

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July 2017

Mid Mod NOLA: Panel Discussion Moderated by Wayne Troyer, FAIA

  • 219 Loyola Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70112 United States

The most prominent architects and experts on Mid-Century Modern architecture in New Orleans give their thoughts on style, history, building use, and answer your probing questions. The discussion will be moderated by Wayne Troyer, FAIA, and the panel will include Lee Ledbetter, AIA, Paula Peer, AIA, NCARB, Albert Ledner, AIA, and archivist Francine J. Stock. Free and open to the public   This event is part of our Mid Mid NOLA event series. Spend the sultry New Orleans summer exploring…

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First Time Homebuyer Class

  • 3401 St. Claude Ave.
    New Orleans, LA 70117 United States

Considering homeownership? Emerge from this program prepared to tackle the home purchase process and meet the demands of owning and caring for a home.  The 12-hour course conducted by A Shared Initiative, Inc (ASII) in partnership with the PRC is certified by the LA Homebuyer Education Collaborative. It acquaints prospective buyers with the details of purchase contracts, insurance, fiscal fitness, budgeting, home maintenance, and more. Saturdays July 8th and July 15th 1) You must first register at one of the…

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$20 - $25

Mid Mod NOLA: Modernist Block Tour in the Black Pearl

  • 7515 Dominican Street
    New Orleans, LA 70118 United States

Celebrate the end of the Mid Mod NOLA Summer Series with a tour of three fabulous, Mid-Century private residences in the Black Pearl neighborhood. Enjoy summer cocktails while looking through these stylish homes - you won’t believe how chic they are! A talk by Lee Ledbetter, AIA, who once lived in and restored one of the homes, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Advance sale tickets: $25 / $20 for PRC or DOCOMOMO members Day-of-tour tickets: $25.   This event is…

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September 2017
$53 - $58

PRC Whitney Plantation Tour

  • 923 Tchoupitoulas St.
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

Join the PRC for a visit to Whitney Plantation in Wallace, LA. Sylvia Frey, Ph.D will provide the narration during our journey which will include stories of slave rebellion, industry, and plantations along our route. The Whitney Plantation tells the story of slaves of the South, and includes restored buildings, exhibits, and a memorial to the slaves who resided on the plantation. Ticket price includes transportation, a guided tour of the plantation, as well as a box lunch. Pre-purchase is…

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First Time Homebuyer Class

  • 923 Tchoupitoulas St.
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

Considering homeownership? Emerge from this program prepared to tackle the home purchase process and meet the demands of owning and caring for a home.  The 12-hour course conducted by A Shared Initiative, Inc (ASII) in partnership with the PRC is certified by the LA Homebuyer Education Collaborative. It acquaints prospective buyers with the details of purchase contracts, insurance, fiscal fitness, budgeting, home maintenance, and more. Monday, September 25 -- Thursday, September 28 1) You must first register at one of…

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October 2017

First Time Homebuyer Class

  • 3401 St. Claude Ave.
    New Orleans, LA 70117 United States

Considering homeownership? Emerge from this program prepared to tackle the home purchase process and meet the demands of owning and caring for a home.  The 12-hour course conducted by A Shared Initiative, Inc (ASII) in partnership with the PRC is certified by the LA Homebuyer Education Collaborative. It acquaints prospective buyers with the details of purchase contracts, insurance, fiscal fitness, budgeting, home maintenance, and more. Saturdays, October 21st and 28th 1) You must first register at one of the two locations:…

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