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June 2019

Free – $10

Beams and Brews presented by Inhab goes to Central Baptist Church

Visit Central Baptist Church, a circa 1940 Art Deco building that’s been shuttered since Hurricane Katrina and is being converted to a 20-unit apartment complex by the New Orleans Redevelopment Fund. The project is utilizing Federal and State Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits and features thoughtful water management plans and work by Albert Architecture and Hernandez Consulting and Construction. Beer provided by Royal Brewery and craft cocktail provided by Twelve Mile Limit. $10 / free for members. Become a PRC member today!…

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Navigating the Historic District Landmarks Commission

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. This one-hour course is designed to help property owners understand the HDLC and the application process. It will provide the knowledge and tools property owners need to smoothly navigate the process, and how to prevent common frustrations and pitfalls. Taught by Historic District Landmarks Commission staff, this course will be…

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Free

Historic Preservation in the Face of Climate Change Part III: Persist

Can green infrastructure, building reuse, and revisiting historic building and land use patterns make our communities more resilient in the face of climate change? With historic preservation serving as both the goal and the mechanism, this dialogue will address new challenges in living with water and density with preservation serving as a tool to power resilience. Free to the public. Presented in partnership with Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation. Join the Facebook event here.   Moderator Ella Camburnbeck is the Community…

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Heritage Club Reception at the Rubensteins Building

Photo: The Charles L. Franck Studio Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection, Acc. No. 1979.325.4943. Join PRC and the Rubenstein family for one of the final receptions in the Rubensteins' building before its upper floors are transformed by MCC Group. Andre Rubenstein of Rubensteins and Joe Jaeger of MCC Group will share the history of this iconic building and preview plans for its redevelopment. Wine and light hors d'oeuvres will be served. This free event is only open to…

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Financial Fitness Class

  • ASI Mid-City
    411 N. Carrollton Ave. Suite 3
    New Orleans, LA 70119 United States

June 24, 25, 26 and 27 5:30 pm — 8:00 pm each day at ASI Mid-City, 411 N. Carrollton Ave., Suite 3   Conducted by A Shared Initiative, Inc., in partnership with the Preservation Resource Center, the Financial Fitness Workshop is a simple, no-nonsense approach to personal finances.  The four-night workshop is designed to provide informative content on: credit, budgeting, investing, and insurance. The workshop is accredited by the Louisiana Homebuyer Education Collaborative.  The certificate received by participants is valid for…

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July 2019

Free

Navigating the Historic District Landmarks Commission

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. This one-hour course is designed to help property owners understand the HDLC and the application process. It will provide the knowledge and tools property owners need to smoothly navigate the process, and how to prevent common frustrations and pitfalls. Taught by Historic District Landmarks Commission staff, this course will be…

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Free

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

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 at the Louisiana State Historic Preservation Office, and tour of the Alder Hotel by owner Michael Valentino, Valentino New Orleans Hotels; Bear Cheezum, Project Manager,…

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Beams and Brews presented by Inhab goes to Pontchartrain Park

Visit a classic Pontchartrain Park home being thoughtfully renovated by Randall Duplessis and his fiancé Brittney Jordan, both of whose families were among the original residents of this historic neighborhood in the 1950s. Along with the Pontchartrain Park Neighborhood Association, PRC recently submitted a National Register nomination for the neighborhood to recognize the unique role it played in suburban-style expansion and the achievement of homeownership among African Americans during segregation. Guests of honor at this event will include longtime residents…

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August 2019

Free

Navigating the Historic District Landmarks Commission

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. This one-hour course is designed to help property owners understand the HDLC and the application process. It will provide the knowledge and tools property owners need to smoothly navigate the process, and how to prevent common frustrations and pitfalls. Taught by Historic District Landmarks Commission staff, this course will be…

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Free

The Life and Legacy of Wayne Troyer, FAIA

  • StudioWTA
    1119 Tchoupitoulas St.
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 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 decades. John P. Klingman, Emeritus Professor at the Tulane School of Architecture along with Tracie L. Ashe, AIA, and Julie Babin, AIA, Partners and Architects…

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