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February 2019

First Time Homebuyer Class

  • Inhab
    114 Atlantic Avenue
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70114

February 16 & 23 9:00 am — 3:00 pm each day at Inhab, 114 Atlantic Ave.   Considering homeownership? This 12-hour course teaches prospective buyers about purchase contracts, insurance, fiscal fitness, budgeting, home maintenance and more. Conducted by A Shared Initiative, Inc., in partnership with the PRC, the course is certified by the LA Homebuyer Education Collaborative. Advance registration required. (see more registration details below)         How to register:   1) You must first register at one…

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Free

A History of Dillard University: 150 Years of African-American Higher Education in New Orleans

Join historian Malik Bartholomew, a graduate of Dillard University and owner of Know NOLA Tours, to learn about the history of Dillard University, which traces its roots to 1869. This talk will provide historical context for how two early African-American colleges — Straight University and New Orleans University — merged to form Dillard and will explore why the university located in Gentilly when it did. This event is free but a suggested donation of $10 will support the installation of…

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March 2019

First Time Homebuyer Class

March 11, 12, 13 and 14 6:00 pm — 8:30 pm each day at A Shared Initiative, 411 N Carrollton Ave, Suite 3   Considering homeownership? This 12-hour course teaches prospective buyers about purchase contracts, insurance, fiscal fitness, budgeting, home maintenance and more. Conducted by A Shared Initiative, Inc., in partnership with the PRC, the course is certified by the LA Homebuyer Education Collaborative. Advance registration required. (see more registration details below)             How to register:…

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Free – $10

Beams & Brews Presented by Inhab Goes to the Former McDonogh 30 School and WYLD Radio Station Building

Join us for a sneak peek of the renovation of the former McDonogh No. 30 School into apartments. Owners Gordon McLeod and Paul and Kristen Leonard are bringing this historic building back to life utilizing state and federal rehabilitation tax credits, as well as a facade easement donation to the Preservation Resource Center. The project features work by the architecture firm Rome Office and general contractor CDW Services. Guided tours at 5:45 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. Beer provided by Royal…

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Buy Right Class

March 19 & 26 6:00 — 8:00 p.m. each day Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. Get prepared to buy your first renovation project with this two-night course. Topics covered include the pros and cons of renovating; how tax sales and auctions work; how to select a project that is right for you; financing and incentives, including renovation loans and rehabilitation tax credits. This course will enable you to minimize complications and maximize your budget by learning from professionals with…

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$20 – $60

Shotgun House Tour presented by Entablature Design-Build and Entablature Realty

The Tour Saturday & Sunday, March 23 & 24 10 am – 4 pm in Uptown New Orleans Tour Headquarters: St. Katharine Drexel Prep, 5116 Magazine Street This self-guided tour of seven private residences in the Uptown historic district showcases the livability and versatility of New Orleans' beloved shotgun houses. Advance sale tickets: $20 for PRC members, $30 for non-members.  Become a member today! Day-of-tour tickets: $35   Backyard Party Saturday, March 23 3 – 6 pm 923 Bellecastle Street…

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April 2019

$75 – $200

The Revival Gala: Preservation Resource Center’s 42nd Annual Julia Jump Presented by Fidelity Bank & Roth Law Firm

The Revival Gala, the 42nd Annual Julia Jump, raises critical funding to support the PRC’s mission to preserve New Orleans’ historic architecture, neighborhoods and cultural identity through collaboration, empowerment and service to our community. This year’s event will be held in the Union Savings and Loan Building, offering a sneak peek at this historic property before it undergoes a total renovation over the next year. Enjoy festive libations, local cuisine, lively music and a silent auction in this unconventional space. Patron Party ·…

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Renovate Right

April 16, 23 & 30 6:00 — 8:00 p.m. each day Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. This three-night course will prepare you to manage a renovation project. Good for first-timers or anyone who wishes to become more knowledgeable by learning from experienced renovators and local professionals. Topics covered include project management, working with city agencies, working successfully with your contractor, when to use an architect and how to maintain the historic character of your house. $70 / $50 for…

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November 2019

Explore Cuba with the PRC

The Preservation Resource Center will host an exclusive, preservation-focused tour of Havana to coincide with the Cuban capital’s 500th anniversary on November 19, 2019. This six-day, five-night trip will explore Cuba’s challenges with historic preservation, including a special tour of Old Havana led by Eusebio Leal, chief historian of the city, and a private reception with urban design professionals. This custom-designed trip will offer access to the best of Havana’s cultural and historic treasures, with an emphasis on the connections…

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December 2019

Holiday Home Tour 2019


Save the date! The Preservation Resource Center's Holiday Home Tour returns to New Orleans' Garden District on Saturday, December 14th and Sunday, December 15th this year. Stay tuned for more details!

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