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January 2020

Free

Navigating the HDLC Class

This free, one-hour class is designed to help property owners understand the Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC) and the application process. Taught by HDLC staff, this class will help residents smoothly navigate the application process and prevent common frustrations and pitfalls experienced by some applicants. The New Orleans and Central Business District Historic District Landmarks Commissions regulate 17 local historic districts and have almost 50,000 structures under their jurisdiction. This class is great for property owners who live in a local…

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February 2020

Free

Maintain Right: Living in Your Historic New Orleans Home

February 4 & 11 5:30 — 8:30 p.m. each day at Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. Learn how to maintain and make repairs to your New Orleans home. This two-night course covers topics such as common building materials, foundations, roofs, siding, gutters, windows, doors, insulation, air-conditioning and heating, electrical, plumbing, and energy efficiency, as well as hazard mitigation, including pests, lead safety, indoor air quality, storm water management and storm preparation, and the importance of succession and contingency planning. Free,…

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Free

Navigating the HDLC Class

This free, one-hour class is designed to help property owners understand the Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC) and the application process. Taught by HDLC staff, this class will help residents smoothly navigate the application process and prevent common frustrations and pitfalls experienced by some applicants. The New Orleans and Central Business District Historic District Landmarks Commissions regulate 17 local historic districts and have almost 50,000 structures under their jurisdiction. This class is great for property owners who live in a…

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March 2020

$25.00 – $45.00

(POSTPONED) Buy Right Class

In an abundance of caution, the Preservation Resource Center will postpone all PRC events scheduled in March, including the Shotgun House Tour, 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 can participate. We…

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April 2020

Free

Navigating the HDLC Class (POSTPONED)

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the Preservation Resource Center is postponing all of our events and in-person courses this spring. The PRC takes the safety and welfare of our community seriously, and we’re making this step to alleviate any uncertainty during this time. We hope that by rescheduling these events, we will be able to hold them at a time when everyone can participate. We will look forward to sharing the new dates as they become available. Stay tuned…

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May 2020

$75.00 – $85.00

Historic House Specialist Seminar (POSTPONED)

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the Preservation Resource Center is postponing all of our events and in-person courses this spring. The PRC takes the safety and welfare of our community seriously, and we’re making this step to alleviate any uncertainty during this time. We hope that by rescheduling these events, we will be able to hold them at a time when everyone can participate. We will look forward to sharing the new dates as they become available. Stay tuned…

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March 2022

Free

An Introduction to Gretna’s Historic Districts

The Preservation Resource Center has partnered with the Gretna Historic District Commission (HDC) to launch a series of classes designed to help property owners understand and navigate Gretna’s HDC. The classes, which will be held in Gretna, are open to all. The first class of the series, An Introduction to Gretna’s Historic Districts, will cover a brief history, typical architecture types and styles, the importance of the HDC and what it means for homeowners, and a brief review of the…

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Free

[POSTPONED] Navigating the Gretna Historic District Commission

Due to the inclement weather this event is postponed until Thursday, March 24. For questions, please contatc Michelle Shoriak at [email protected] or 504-301-5020. The Preservation Resource Center has partnered with the Gretna Historic District Commission (HDC) to launch a series of classes designed to help property owners understand and navigate the Gretna HDC. The classes, which will be held in Gretna, are open to all. The second class of the series, Navigating the Gretna HDC, will cover the HDC’s application…

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July 2022

$20.00 – $25.00

Right Plaster for the Right Space with Sylvia T. Designs

Sold Out!  Tickets will not be available at the door. Join the PRC in kicking off a new series of classes developed for building trade professionals (but open to all). For the debut class, plaster artisan Sylvia Thompson-Dias will discuss a wide-range of plasters with a focused emphasis on her specialties in the world of lime plasters (such as Venetian, Grassello, Marmorino, and Tadelakt), clay plaster, and microcement. The class will cover proper applications, preparation/substrates, and potential price ranges for…

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October 2022

Free

An introduction to Inherited Property and Wills by Louisiana Appleseed

Have you inherited property? Do you plan to leave your home to your family? Join us for a presentation by Louisiana Appleseed, a nonprofit organization dedicated to statewide policy, advocacy and education and focused on social justice, including issues related to title clearance, free legal help and estate planning. This informative presentation will provide knowledge about inherited property. Come learn the ins and outs of heirs' property and how to safeguard your heirs. This presentation will be held in-person and…

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