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February 2018

First Time Homebuyer Class

Saturdays February 17 and 24 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Clifford Rosenthal Community Center, 3401 St. Claude Avenue   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…

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March 2018

PreserveNOLA300 – Photo Exhibition with “the.preservationist”, Opening Reception

Join us at the PRC for a First Saturday Art Walk evening reception and the debut photo exhibit of local Instagram celebrity @the.preservationist – aka Jennifer Hance  –  whose passion  for capturing New Orleans’ historic architecture on her Instagram has garnered national attention. This event is free and open to the public. Wine and light snacks will be served. The exhibit will kick off the PRC’s exciting slate of events and exhibits this year to celebrate our city’s Tricentennial Year. Hance will also…

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Free - $10

Beams & Brews goes to Club Discovery

In the 1980s, Club Discovery was a bumping night club and fostered many of the early DJs who ultimately gave rise to New Orleans’ quintessential hip hop and bounce sound. Currently being renovated as office space and headquarters for local software development company LookFar, the club’s dancefloor and mural have been restored. Celebrate this important piece of New Orleans’ musical heritage with beer provided by Royal Brewery, craft cocktail provided by Twelve Mile Limit, and a throwback set by Club…

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$20 - $25

Mr. New Orleans’ Tour of the “Famous Vieux Carre”


Join literary historian and Professor of English at Dillard University, Dr. Nancy Dixon on a visit to the Vieux Carré of the 1920s as described by Lyle Saxon, aka Mr. New Orleans. This is a re-imagining of the tour created by Saxon in his Times-Picayune article published on February 15, 1920, which was uncovered by NOLA DNA and provides an old-new take on a familiar neighborhood. Space is limited and advanced RSVP is required.

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Lecture by Robert Baird

Tuesday March 13, at the PRC, Robert Baird, CEO of Historical Arts and Castings will give a lecture on the restoration of the U. S. Capitol dome.  Historical Arts and Castings was responsible for repairing and restoring many of the cast iron elements on the dome. General admission is $35.00 for PRC or ICAA members, and $85.00 for the general public. Tickets available through ICAA, click here to purchase.

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Julia Jump 2018

NOCCA – Solomon Family Hall, 2800 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70117 United States
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For 41 years, the Preservation Resource Center’s Julia Jump has been one of the city’s most exciting Spring events. What started as a small campaign to save Julia Row has evolved into our annual major fundraiser, supporting the preservation of historic architecture and neighborhoods city-wide.  This year’s Jump, chaired by Melissa Eversmeyer and Shon Cowan Baker, will take place on Friday, March 16, 2018 at The NOCCA Institute’s Solomon Family Hall (2800 Chartres Street).  Join us for an evening of exceptional cuisine, a fantastic silent…

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First Time Homebuyer Class

Monday, March 19 — Thursday, March 22 5:30 pm — 8:00 pm at the Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St.   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,…

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$20 - $25

Private Tour of the Superdome

Back by popular demand! Get a behind-the-scenes look at the history and architecture of one of New Orleans’ most recognizable Mid-Century Modern buildings, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, which was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. The tour will be led by architects from Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, which recently completed the renovation of the iconic building. $25, $20 for members (PRC, NOAF, or DOCOMOMO).   This event is part of the Mid Mid NOLA event series – a collaboration between the Preservation Resource…

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Free - $25

Hands-On Workshop: Repair and Hang Drywall

Learn to repair and hang drywall from Green Project Director, Cat Crowell and James Racette, formerly with Rebuilding Together. This hands-on workshop will provide the skills needed for tackling small repairs including around light fixtures, outlets, and trim. All materials will be provided. $25 for non-members, free for members of the PRC or the Green Project. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Become a PRC member today!

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April 2018
$16 - $20

Stained Glass Art in Sacred Places

Stained Glass Art in Sacred Places tours will tour historic churches in New Orleans' Uptown neighborhood on Sunday, April 22. Churches on the tour include St. Katharine Drexel, Our Lady of Good Council, St. Henry’s Church and Salem United Church of Christ. The tour will begin at Salem United Church of Christ, 4212 Camp St, two blocks from Napoleon Avenue. The bus will depart at 2:00 sharp, and presenters will introduce religious art and architecture at each stop. A reception…

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