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March 2017


PRC Laura Plantation Tour

Tickets still available: contact Suzanne Blaum at (504)-231-3379   Join the PRC for a narrated bus tour from New Orleans to the Laura Plantation in Vacherie, LA. The Laura Plantation includes restored buildings and a new, permanent exhibit, “From the Big House to the Quarters: Slavery on Laura Plantation”. Attendees to the tour will learn about Creole life and those who lived and worked on the plantation, with a special presentation by researcher and owner, Sand Marmillon. Ticket price includes…

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June 2017

$20 – $25

Mid Mod NOLA: Private Tour of the Superdome

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 recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. The tour will be led by architects from Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, which recently completed the renovation of the iconic building. $25, $20 for members (PRC, NOAF, or DOCOMOMO). Tickets are limited and pre-registration is required. This event is sold out! This event is part of our Mid Mid NOLA…

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November 2017

$70 – $80

Stained Glass Art in Sacred Places

Stained Glass Art in Sacred Places tours will head to St. Tammany Parish on Saturday, November 4. The tour will feature four stunning examples of Catholic architecture and decorative glass – Our Lady of the Lake Church in Mandeville, St. Jane de Chantal Church in Abita Springs, Most Holy Trinity in Covington, and St. Genevieve Church on the shores of Bayou Liberty. Each church has distinctive architecture and decorative glass. Lunch will be provided for this fun all­ day tour. Tour…

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March 2018

$20 – $25

(Sold Out) Mr. New Orleans’ Tour of the “Famous Vieux Carre”

Join literary historian and Professor of English at Dillard University, Dr. Nancy Dixon on a visit to the Vieux Carré of the 1920s as described by Lyle Saxon, aka Mr. New Orleans. This is a re-imagining of the tour created by Saxon in his Times-Picayune article published on February 15, 1920, which was uncovered by NOLA DNA and provides an old-new take on a familiar neighborhood. The tour will meet and depart from the lobby of Hotel Monteleone. Space is limited and advanced RSVP is required.

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April 2018

$15 – $30

Treasures of Treme Walking Tour: The Legacy & Impact of Straight University

  • Congo Square
    701 N Rampart St
    New Orleans, LA 70116 United States

This custom tour of historic Treme will tell the story of how Straight University, one of the first African American universities in the state of Louisiana, came to be. The tour will highlight African contributions to the city of New Orleans, the development of the Treme neighborhood, and the legacy of the Claiborne corridor with a special focus on why Treme was fertile ground for a renaissance during Reconstruction era New Orleans and came to be home to so many…

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November 2019

Explore Cuba with the PRC

The registration deadline for this event has passed! The Preservation Resource Center will host an exclusive, preservation-focused tour of Havana to coincide with the Cuban capital’s 500th anniversary on November 19, 2019. This six-day, five-night trip will explore Cuba’s challenges with historic preservation, including a special tour of Old Havana led by Eusebio Leal, chief historian of the city, and a private reception with urban design professionals. This custom-designed trip will offer access to the best of Havana’s cultural and…

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