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June 2023


Front Yard Initiative and Stormwater Management with Urban Conservancy

Front Yard Initiative

The Front Yard Initiative, Urban Conservancy's response to excessive yard paving, is an incentive program working to improve New Orleans' safety, stormwater management, and beauty. The program works with homeowners to find successful water management practices for their yards and monetarily reimburses homeowners for a portion of the approved projects. Urban Conservancy's Executive Director, Dana Eness, and Program Manager, Emily Snyder, will discuss the Front Yard Initiative and answer questions about how projects qualify, while also teaching other ways to…

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$20.00 – $25.00

MidMod Home Tour Happy Hour

The PRC opens the doors to three exquisitely maintained Mid Century Modern residences in Lake Vista, a neighborhood that is a showcase for International style in New Orleans’ residential architecture. Sip a summer cocktail, mocktail or a cold beer provided by Faubourg Brewing Co. – and experience the best of Mid Mod NOLA living. Mid Century attire is encouraged!   TICKETS • HEADQUARTERS HOMES • SPONSOR         Tickets: Advance tickets: $20 for PRC members, Lake Vista residents,…

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July 2023

Free – $10.00

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

This event was originally scheduled for April 28, and has been rescheduled to July 14   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…

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Navigating the HDLC

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 more about how to work through the HDLC process.   Eleanor Burke is the Deputy Director of the New Orleans and Central Business District Historic District Landmarks Commission…

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September 2023


Fixer Upper 101 – How to buy and renovate an older home

PRC’s Fixer Upper 101 class (formally known as Buy Right and Renovate Right) will help prepare you to evaluate, plan and execute a home purchase and renovation project. You will learn how to purchase an older New Orleans home in need of renovation, including how to evaluate a property, determine feasibility, scope of a project, and review financing options, how to communicate and work with a general contractor and architect, best practices in historic renovations and building systems, hazard mitigation…

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October 2023

Travel to Cuba with the Preservation Resource Center

Travel to Cuba with the PRC

Explore Cuba with the PRC The Preservation Resource Center is hosting an exclusive architectural and cultural tour of Cuba Oct. 21-28. Join us as we explore the riches of Cuban architecture, historic neighborhoods, incredible food and music, while enjoying the warmth, hospitality and beauty of the island. This eight-day, seven-night trip, designed with the trusted company Project Por Amor, will be a once-in-a-lifetime journey that will include not only Havana, but also excursions to Cienfuegos, the city that is most…

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November 2023

$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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December 2023

Save the Date! PRC’s 48th Annual Holiday Home Tour

New Orleans’ favorite holiday tradition is back! Tour the interiors and grounds of several stunning homes all dressed up for the holidays in the historic Garden District. Festivities also include live musical performances, a festive boutique, and more! This beloved event returns December 9th & 10th for its 48th year.   Preservation Resource Center's 48th Annual Holiday Home Tour Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 9th & 10th, 2023 Tickets on sale July 1st, 2023

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