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March 2023

$30.00 – $110.00

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 out a project. $65 for non-members $50 for PRC members.*  Advance registration required. Become a…

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Free – $10.00

Hospitality Investment in New Orleans: Preserving New Orleans’ Future, a speaker series

Jayson Seidman, developer of The Drifter, Hotel St. Vincent and the newly renovated Columns Hotel, has embarked on two new projects: a new-construction hotel on St. Charles Avenue and a project in the French Quarter near Jackson Square. Seidman has invested in several other places, including Marfa, Tex., Austin and New York City. So, why does he continue to invest in New Orleans? What promising metrics does he see that gives him confidence in our city’s future success?   About…

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April 2023

$1,550.00

Travel to Bermuda with the Preservation Resource Center and Tulane University


Bermuda with the PRC and Tulane

Historic Architecture, Tropical Flavor Full trip cost is $4,500-$5,000* *Price per traveler. $1,550 deposit due upon registration. The rich history and enchanting architecture of Bermuda come alive on this exclusive trip with the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans and the Tulane University School of Architecture. This five-day, six-night voyage features luxurious accommodations, expert guides and exclusive, behind-the-scenes access to some of Bermuda’s most beautiful sites. Led by renowned architecture experts and Bermuda’s top historians, this itinerary delves deep into…

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$85.00 – $95.00

Historic House Specialist

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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Free – $10.00

Beams and Brews visits 1126 Second Street

1126 Second St.

The future home of Paris Neill and Jayson Seidman at 1126 Second St. is undergoing a full renovation with Entablature Design + Build as the general contractor, Studio BKA as the architecture firm, and Southkick | Rolf Preservation Works managing the historic rehabilitation tax credits. The two-story Italianate home was constructed in 1894 for local pharmacist and doctor, Oscar Czarnowski, and it served as his home office, where he saw patients, as well as the Czarnowski family's residence. When Czarnowski…

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Free

Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits and Restoration Tax Abatement Program: Maintain Right Class

Learn the ins and outs of historic rehabilitation tax credits from Clay Colton, owner of Baseline Historic Tax Credit Advisors and about the Restoration Tax Abatement Program from Tracey Jackson, the Tax Incentives Administrator for the City of New Orleans Office of Economic Development during this in-person class. These presentations will explain the benefits of both programs, give overviews of the application process and timeline, and provide answers to questions such as: could my project qualify/be eligible, how much does…

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$25.00 – $30.00

Preservation Resource Center’s Spring Home Tour, presented by Entablature Design + Build and Entablature Realty


Spring Home Tour logo

Historic houses are a beloved part of the New Orleans’ landscape, but can they meet the needs of a modern family? On April 22-23, 2023, the Preservation Resource Center’s Spring Home Tour, presented by Entablature Design + Build and Entablature Realty, The PRC’s Spring Home Tour will open the doors to eight private residences in the Parkview and Bayou St. John neighborhoods, showcasing the livability and versatility of New Orleans’ beloved vernacular architecture.   Saturday & Sunday, April 22 &…

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Free – $10.00

The Future of Wind Energy in Louisiana: Preserving New Orleans’ Future, a speaker series

Rebecca Conwell, president and CEO of the UNO Research and Technology Foundation, will share the exciting activities taking place at The Beach, particularly the creation and launch of the Louisiana Wind Energy Hub at UNO. The Hub leverages UNO’s long established expertise in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, traditional engineering disciplines and environmental sciences with the needs of the exciting emerging offshore wind industry to accelerate the growth of the state’s wind energy innovation ecosystem. About Rebecca Conwell In 2020,…

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May 2023

Free – $10.00

Beams & Brews visits The Dew Drop Inn

  • Dew Drop Inn
    2836 LaSalle Street
    New Orleans, LA 70115 United States
Dew Drop Inn - Before

Between Jazz Fest weekends, don't miss this chance to see where Rhythm and Blues came to life in New Orleans. Opened as a bar and barbershop in 1939, the Dew Drop Inn was originally housed in a rented space on the first floor of a two-story residential building. As his businesses grew, Frank Painia purchased the building that housed his bar and barbershop and the single-story residential building next door. By 1945, the buildings were heavily renovated: this included raising…

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Casino Royale: Preservation Resource Center’s 44th annual Julia Jump Presented by Landis Construction

Exterior of Hotel Monteleone

Here’s the deal: the PRC cordially invites you to go all in on its mission at Casino Royale, our 44th annual Julia Jump on the evening of Friday, May 12 at the historic Hotel Monteleone. This lively fundraising gala will feature delicious food, classic cocktails, a silent auction, music and dancing, and other entertainment. GET TICKETS All tickets and sponsorships include Casino Royale chips* which can be used to play table games – Blackjack, Craps, and Roulette – with the…

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