Mid Mod NOLA – Private Reception at the Curtis House

Home of Lee Ledbetter 6161 Marquette Place, New Orleans, LA, United States

Photo courtesy Sara Essex Bradley Enjoy an intimate evening with homeowners Lee Ledbetter and Doug Meffert in the former residence of Nathaniel “Buster” Curtis, Jr. – one of New Orleans' most notable 20th century architects – who helped to design the Superdome, the Rivergate, the main branch of the New Orleans Public Library, and many other modernist buildings … Continued

$55.00 – $75.00

Mid Mod NOLA – Modernist Block Tour in Lake Vista

15 Tern Street (Tour HQ) 15 Tern Street, New Orleans, LA, United States

Advance ticket sales for this event have ended! Tickets will still be available at the door at Tour Headquarters (15 Tern Street) for $30. Wear your favorite threads from Trashy Diva for $5 off admission to the tour!   Tour four private Mid Century residences connected by the levee and Ozone Park in Lake Vista. … Continued

$20.00 – $25.00

Mid Mod NOLA – Mod Dance Party at The Drifter

The Drifter Hotel 3522 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA, United States

Advance sale tickets are closed – you can still get yours at the door tonight!   Get down to the sounds of Mod Dance Party at the fabulous Drifter Hotel. Mid Century attire is encouraged! Cash bar. $10, free for members (PRC, NOAF, or DOCOMOMO). Become a member today!   Click here to join the … Continued


Mid Mod NOLA – Screening of Designing Life: The Modernist Architecture of Albert C. Ledner

Urban South Brewery 1645 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, LA, United States

Designing Life is a documentary that explores the life and work of the modernist architect and student of Frank Lloyd Wright, Albert C. Ledner. Created by Catherine Ledner and Roy Beeson. See the trailer here. Free & open to the public. A few things to keep in mind: Seating will be somewhat limited – bring … Continued

Mid Mod NOLA – Experience the Rivergate Convention Center in Virtual Reality

Preservation Resource Center 923 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, LA, United States

Use cutting edge technology in building imaging and 3D modeling to tour the once-grand Rivergate Convention Center, which was demolished in 1995. The majestic c.1968 building by Curtis and Davis featured a cantilevered concrete roof and was beloved by architecture enthusiasts. $30, $15 for members (PRC, NOAF, or DOCOMOMO). Space is limited and advance registration … Continued

$15.00 – $30.00

Walking Tour of Lake Vista

Lake Vista Community Center 6500 Spanish Fort Boulevard, New Orleans, LA, United States

Join Tulane University Professor Emeritus of Architecture John P. Klingman as he leads a tour of the Lake Vista neighborhood. Historically important for the original Spanish Fort constructed by Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville along the edge of Bayou St John, the neighborhood is noteworthy today for its revolutionary planning concept. Beginning around 1938, Lake Vista … Continued

$30.00 – $50.00

Private Tour of the Superdome

Mercedes-Benz Superdome 1500 Sugar Bowl Dr, New Orleans, LA, United States

This event is sold out! Please join us for the remaining events in the Mid Mod NOLA series.   Get a behind-the-scenes look at the history and architecture of one of New Orleans’ most recognizable Mid-Century Modern buildings, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2016. The tour … Continued

$20.00 – $25.00

Tax Credits and Mid-Century Architecture: Challenges, Tips, and Inspiration

The Alder Hotel 4545 Magnolia Street, New Orleans, LA, United States

The resurgence of interest in Mid-Century Modern architecture has led to the redevelopment of a wide variety of these structures. While many are eligible for State and/or Federal Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits, understanding how and when a building qualifies requires an in-depth understanding of its history and construction. Talk by Alison Saunders, Tax Incentives Director … Continued


The Life and Legacy of Wayne Troyer, FAIA

StudioWTA 1119 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Please join PRC, NOAF, DOCOMOMO US/Louisiana, and StudioWTA for an evening celebrating the remarkable life and career of Wayne Troyer, FAIA. Wayne’s guiding hand on StudioWTA’s work has affected New Orleans in so many positive ways; and his true love of Modernism and contemporary architecture has inspired students, practicing architects, urbanists, designers and preservationists over … Continued


(SOLD OUT) MidMod Home Tour Happy Hour

Tour Headquarters: Bird's Nest Cafe 6508 Spanish Fort Blvd, New Orleans, LA, United States

This event is sold out! Check our events calendar for other upcoming PRC events. 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 … Continued

$20.00 – $25.00