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October 2018

Rebuilding Together’s October Build

October 5-6 and October 12-13. Volunteers with the PRC's Rebuilding Together program make vital repairs and improvements to the homes of low-income elderly, disabled and veteran homeowners. Rebuilding Together New Orleans celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Since 1988, it has completed 1,587 projects, helped 1,517 New Orleans homeowners, and coordinated more than 25,000 volunteers since Hurricane Katrina. The October Build event is presented by Chevron. To volunteer, email kschweitzer@prcno.org.

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Sip & Shop at Pilot/Powell

  • Pilot/Powell
    3901 Magazine St.
    New Orleans, LA 70115 United States

Buy your tickets for this year’s Preservation Resource Center Holiday Home Tour while you buy a dress for the Holiday Home Tour Patron Party! Join Patron Party chairs Coeli Hilferty Boron and Kathryn Bullock Joyner at their retail and lifestyle store for an evening of festive philanthropy! Tickets to PRC’s Holiday Home Tour presented by McEnery Residential and the Holiday Home Tour Patron Party presented by Regions Bank will be available to purchase while you shop Pilot/Powell products. Pilot/Powell will…

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November 2018

Support the PRC on Giving Tuesday!


After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, join #GivingTuesday – a global day of giving – to give back to the causes that matter most to you and create change in your community. We hope you'll consider supporting us today to help us continue preserving, restoring and revitalizing New Orleans’ historic architecture and neighborhoods.   How can you contribute? • MAKING A DONATION • BECOMING A MEMBER / GIFTING A MEMBERSHIP, OR • BUYING A TICKET TO THE HOLIDAY HOME TOUR   Plan on getting…

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January 2019

PRC’s President’s Circle Reception

President's Circle members of the PRC are invited to an exclusive unveiling of the PRC's new Strategic Plan to glean a special look into the future of the organization. Executive Director Danielle Del Sol will present the plan as part of an elegant evening reception at a local historic landmark home. You won't want to miss this opportunity to mingle and be inspired about the future of the PRC. To gain admission to this exclusive event, become a President's Circle…

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February 2019

Free

From Chinese Laundries to the Pagoda House: Orientalist and East Asian Architecture in New Orleans

University of New Orleans graduate student Winston Ho explores the influence of  traditional East Asian culture on New Orleans architecture, including Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese architecture. The talk will explain the distinction between "Orientalist" and traditional East Asian architecture, and the origin of local landmarks, such as the Vallon Pagoda House; the Pagoda Café; the Chinese Presbyterian Church and the Trey Yuen restaurants in Hammond and Mandeville. Free & open to the public. Space is limited – RSVP encouraged! Join the Facebook event here.

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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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April 2019

Free

Navigating the HDLC Course

Free & open to the public 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. The Preservation Resource Center (PRC) is partnering with the Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC) to offer this free course designed to help property owners understand the application process and avoid the common frustrations and pitfalls experienced by some applicants. This course will provide the knowledge and tools property owners need…

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May 2019

Support the PRC on GiveNOLA Day!


GiveNOLA Day, an initiative of the Greater New Orleans Foundation, is a one-day online giving event. For 24 hours, everyone who loves our region can support their favorite local causes by donating to one or more of 700+ participating nonprofit organizations. Last year's event raised nearly $5.6 million from nearly 49,000 donations across the nation and around the world. You can maximize your gift to PRC by selecting Preservation Resource Center at givenola.org.   Click here to donate!

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Free

Historic Preservation in the Face of Climate Change Part II: Adapt

We know that our historic buildings and communities are at risk, but many disagree on where to go from there. If we are to preserve our built and cultural landscapes, we first must weigh our desire for authenticity against our need for survival with regard to historic spaces and architecture. How might we — as individual practitioners and as a field — evolve in light of our changing climate and landscape? Panelists: Louisette Scott, Director of the Department of Planning…

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Free

PRC’s 45th Annual Meeting

Join PRC for our 45th Annual Meeting at the remarkable home of Martine Chaisson, above her eponymous art gallery. This event will include the election of new PRC officers as well as remarks by journalist James Karst on his new research on the life and legacy of Buddy Bolden, the father of jazz. Hors d'oeuvres and wine will be served. This event is free and open to PRC members only – become a member today! Space is limited and advance…

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