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April 2021

$30

Revival Gala-vant


The Preservation Resource Center presents its first Revival Gala-vant, a fun, interactive way to experience neighborhoods around New Orleans, learn a bit of history and get moving outside.   Register for the Gala-vant   Sponsor the Gala-vant or become a patron   Upgrade to a TASC performance T-shirt           The Rundown The Gala-vant is a self-guided virtual run/walk/bike/kayak experience.   ROUTES Five routes offer unique opportunities to explore various city neighborhoods, with local landmarks, historic sites…

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May 2021

History and Hospitality: Businesses Built on a Sense of Place


Click here to register for this free Zoom webinar   The third event in the Building New Orleans Then and Now series will focus on “History and Hospitality: Businesses Built on a Sense of Place.” Lodging and restaurants have been part of New Orleans urban fabric for centuries. As leisure travel became accessible to a wider population in the 20th century, people flocked to New Orleans for its unique architecture and culture. And they keep coming, increasingly interested in not just viewing…

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Contemporary on the Inside: Marrying Old and New


Click here to register for this free Zoom webinar   The fourth event in the Building New Orleans Then and Now series will focus on “Contemporary on the Inside: Marrying Old and New.” What does it take to read a historic building? Jennie Cannon West, of Studio West Design, specializes in the preservation of the architectural fabric of historic interiors. Bringing together historic architecture and contemporary design is a special kind of art – one best practiced in New Orleans. This program…

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PRC President’s Circle Reception

PRC's President's Circle members are invited to attend an elegant outdoor reception at the exquisite Garden District home of Katherine and Tony Gelderman. Enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres while learning about the exciting new work of the PRC. Remarks by PRC Executive Director Danielle Del Sol and PRC Board President Gordon McLeod. Space limited to 50 people to comply with all city and state COVID restrictions. Masks required for all participants. This event is open to PRC President's Circle members…

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Behind the Parapet: Rain, Shine and Roof Design through Time


Click here to register for this free Zoom webinar   The fifth event in the series will focus on “Behind the Parapet: Rain, Shine and Roof Design through Time.” If sound roof design is derived from simply keeping the water moving and moving away from the building, why does the struggle persist? Rain has always been a constant in New Orleans, and can lead to leakage, vegetation growth and structural issues. But this isn’t a new problem; traces of the struggle can…

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Free

PRC 47th Annual Meeting and Walking Tour of Historic Metairie Cemetery

PRC’s Annual Meeting will celebrate the achievements of the Preservation Resource Center and highlight the history of beautiful Metairie Cemetery, which dates to 1872 and is the final resting place for several Louisiana governors (including the state’s only African-American governor, P.B.S. Pinchback), eight New Orleans mayors and many notable New Orleanians, including Tom Benson, Al Copeland, Louis Prima and Andrew Higgins. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and filled with magnificent statuary and architecture, Metairie Cemetery originally was…

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$85 – $95

Historic House Specialist

This 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, renovation financing and historic house research. The course grants (4) four hours of CE credit, certified by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission and by attending 2 additional PRC education programs, the PRC designation of Historic House Specialist. Attendance will be restricted to 25 people and will comply with all city and state…

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New Orleans Architecture: What Does Our City Offer the Worlds of Architecture and Design


Click here to register for this free Zoom webinar   The final event in the Building New Orleans Then and Now series will focus on “New Orleans Design: What Does Our City Offer the Worlds of Architecture and Design.” Join this conversation on the contributions New Orleans-based designers can make to the changing fields of architecture and design. We'll tackle questions such as: Is there a New Orleans style? What does it mean to practice in New Orleans today? And what unique…

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June 2021

Shotgun House Month presented by Entablature Design + Build & Entablature Realty


Join the PRC for a month-long celebration of the city's beloved shotgun houses, featuring a virtual version of our annual Shotgun House Tour, featuring five gorgeous homes and one exquisite bonus house. The tour will focus on the history of the properties, the use of space, renovation details and a Q&A session with the homeowners, contractors and designers who make these spaces come alive. In addition to the virtual Shotgun House Tour, PRC will host an incredible lineup of other…

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