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February 2020

Free – $10.00

Beams and Brews goes to Cyprès Condos

  • Cyprès Condos
    1101 Napoleon Ave.
    New Orleans, LA 70115 United States

Visit the renovation of this postmodern apartment building at the corner of Napoleon Avenue and Chestnut Street. The event will feature access to three units with before and after photos of the project as well as remarks on the decision to save a 1970s building that many thought unworthy of preservation. The project features design by Michelle Duhon of Southkick, LLC & Brooke Cranford of Brooke Cranford Design with Construction by Lakeview Construction and Development, LLC. Cocktail provided by Cavan…

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March 2020

Free – $10.00

(POSTPONED) Beams and Brews goes to Hotel Chloe

  • Hotel Chloe
    4125 St. Charles Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70115 United States

In an abundance of caution, the Preservation Resource Center will postpone the Shotgun House Tour and all other PRC events scheduled in March, including the Buy Right Class and Beams & Brews at Hotel Chloe. The PRC takes the safety and welfare of our community seriously, and we’re making this step to alleviate any uncertainty during this time of COVID-19 concerns. We hope that by rescheduling these events, we will be able to hold them at a time when everyone…

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May 2020

Free

Canceled: Online tour of the World Trade Center renovation in New Orleans


Unfortunately, tonight’s virtual tour of the World Trade Center renovation has been canceled due to a change in the developers’ construction schedule. PRC is committed to offering tours of historic buildings under renovation and hopes to reschedule this members-only program for a future date. For information about the PRC’s Beams & Brews tour series, please contact Sarina Mohan at [email protected] For membership information, please contact Whiton Paine at [email protected]   The Beams and Brews series is presented by Rêve Realtors…

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June 2020

Free

Beams and Brews goes to Central City


To join this virtual tour, RSVP above, and - after your membership status is confirmed - you will receive a Zoom meeting ID and password by email on the day of the event. RSVPs for this event close at 2:00 pm on Thursday, June 25 • This is an exclusive event available to PRC members only. • If you're not yet a member, click here to join today! • Want to check the status of your PRC membership? Email [email protected]

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April 2022

Free – $10.00

Beams & Brews visits the former Holiday Inn High Rise East

Online ticket purchases and RSVPs are now closed, but tickets will still be available for purchase at the doors of the event. Walk-ups welcome! PRC’s popular Beams & Brews renovation series is back for the first time since 2020! Developer Peter Gardner welcomes the PRC to tour his renovation of the former Holiday Inn High Rise East hotel building. This building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as an example of Mid-Century Modern commercial architecture, had…

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June 2022

Free – $10.00

Beams & Brews visits the former Lighting Inc. building on Tulane Avenue

Online ticket sales have closed. Tickets will be available for purchase at the doors of the event!   NEW DATE! This event, originally scheduled for May 25, has been rescheduled to June 1.   The PRC’s Beams & Brews series is presented by Reve Realtors and generously supported by Nola Brewing. Local real estate developers Tony and Katherine Gelderman welcome the PRC to tour their renovation of 4201 Tulane Ave. Built in 1924, this two-story commercial building was home to Riecke…

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September 2022

Free – $10.00

Beams and Brews visits Octavia Books

  • Octavia Books
    513 Octavia Street
    New Orleans, LA 70115 United States

Online ticket sales have closed. Tickets will be available for purchase at the doors of the event!   Octavia Books owners Tom Lowenburg and Judith Lafitte are renovating the historic building that is home to their local bookstore and an adjacent café. The design provides “more space for holding public events, displaying books and enjoying a cup of coffee or meal with friends,” according to NANO Architecture | Interiors, the project architect and designer. The bookstore’s retail space will double…

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Free – $10.00

Beams and Brews visits a former monastery on N. Rampart

Designed by James Freret, this 1891 green-rated building originally housed The Monastery of St. Joseph and St. Teresa of the Discalced Carmelites of New Orleans. Today, Bancroft Property Investments and Rick Fifield Architects are managing the adaptive reuse project that will result in residential units. Beams & Brews offers a chance to view the property inside and out, hear from the project’s managers and enjoy free drinks. The PRC’s Beams & Brews series is generously supported by Nola Brewing.  …

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October 2022

Take a Tour of Historic Jackson Barracks (Sold out)

This event has reached capacity! Visit our events calendar to join us for other upcoming PRC events.   You are invited to an open house at historic Jackson Barracks, hosted by the Louisiana National Guard with The Historic New Orleans Collection, the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans, and the Urban Land Institute Louisiana Chapter. Enjoy a rare chance to view the military base's historic architecture, tour the buildings, and enjoy complimentary food and drinks R.S.V.P. required by Tuesday, October…

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November 2022

Free – $10.00

Beams and Brews visits 3232 Grand Route St. John

Mike Bertel and Caroline Rogers, owners of Inhab Group, purchased what appeared to be a 1920s raised Craftsman Double. The removal of layers of modern features uncovered brick between post construction, bargeboard walls, cypress flooring, and federalist windows. Looking intently at the construction and completing in-depth archival research revealed that the home was built between 1812 and 1830 and originally may have been a dogtrot design. The open breezeway or “dogtrot” was then modified into an enclosed center hall that…

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