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September 2022

The Untold Story of Club Desire: Film Screening and Q&A

The Preservation Resource Center and The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) and will co-present a virtual screening of R.C. Goodwin & Associates’ The Untold Story of Club Desire, a 28-minute film that documents the history and legacy of Club Desire, “the downtown club with uptown ideas.” The screening will be followed by a moderated Q&A with author/educator Dana Royster-Buefort (granddaughter of club owner Charlie Armstead) and author/music historian Rick Coleman. Senior historian Eric Seiferth will highlight THNOC’s acquisitions related to…

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Navigating the HDLC

Click here to register for this free Zoom webinar *The PRC conference room will be open for viewing for anyone without access to a computer, 923 Tchoupitoulas.   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…

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Free – $10.00

Beams and Brews visits Octavia Books

  • Octavia Books
    513 Octavia Street
    New Orleans, LA 70115 United States

Owner Tom Lowenberg, working with NANO Architecture and Gibson Construction, is renovating the 100-year-old building that is home to Octavia Books and other businesses. As described by NANO, the design provides “more space for holding public events, displaying books and enjoying a cup of coffee or meal with friends.” The project utilized Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits and will be completed in October. Beams & Brews offers a chance to view the property inside and out, hear from the project’s managers…

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Free – $10.00

Beams & Brews visits a former monastery on N. Rampart

Designed by James Freret, this 1891 green-rated building originally housed The Monastery of St. Joseph and St. Teresa of the Discalced Carmelites of New Orleans. Today, Bancroft Property Investments and Rick Fifield Architects are managing the adaptive reuse project that will result in residential units. Beams & Brews offers a chance to view the property inside and out, hear from the project’s managers and enjoy free drinks. The PRC’s Beams & Brews series is generously supported by Nola Brewing.  …

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October 2022

Navigating the HDLC

Click here to register for this free Zoom webinar *The PRC conference room will be open for viewing for anyone without access to a computer, 923 Tchoupitoulas. 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…

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November 2022

Free

The Tropical Influence: Architecture, Art and Design in New Orleans and Havana

Join PRC for a roundtable discussion exploring the myriad ways in which the aesthetics of New Orleans and Havana draw on one another. Reception and book signing with Hermes Mallea to follow.   Special thanks to the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation. Free.

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$85.00 – $95.00

Historic House Specialist: New Orleans

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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December 2022

Save the Date: PRC’s 48th Annual Holiday Home Tour & Patron Party


New Orleans’ favorite holiday tradition is back!   Tour a selection of stunning houses all dressed up for the holidays in New Orleans’ historic Garden District. This beloved holiday event returns to its pre-pandemic format with access inside these gorgeous homes. Holiday Home Tour weekend kicks off with a festive Patron Party on Friday night at a beautiful private residence.   Contact Dinah Campbell to learn more about becoming a Holiday Home Tour sponsor, which includes tickets to the Patron Party…

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March 2023

Save the Date: PRC’s Annual 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 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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April 2023

Save the Date: PRC’s 44th Annual Julia Jump


Jump back! PRC's 44th Julia Jump will be held April 21, 2023! Don’t miss the best party of the year, with a fantastic lineup of food, music and entertainment. Patron Party: 6:30pm – 7:45pm /// Gala 7:45pm – 10:30pm Money raised at the Julia Jump gala supports all of PRC’s work to preserve New Orleans’ historic architecture, neighborhoods, and cultural identity. Show your support for our important mission by becoming a patron or sponsor!

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