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June 2019

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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Free – $10

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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September 2019

First-Time Homebuyer Class

September 9, 10, 11 and 12 6:00 pm — 8:30 pm each day at A Shared Initiative, 411 North Carrollton Ave, Suite 3   Considering homeownership? This 12-hour course teaches prospective buyers about purchase contracts, insurance, fiscal fitness, budgeting, home maintenance and more. Conducted by A Shared Initiative, Inc., in partnership with the PRC, the course is certified by the LA Homebuyer Education Collaborative. Advance registration required. (see more registration details below)             How to register:…

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Pontchartrain Park Exhibit Opening

Explore the history of the Pontchartrain Park neighborhood, which provided opportunities for homeownership to African-Americans during segregation, and played a unique role in the city’s suburban-style expansion. This exhibit showcases the stories of the families who have lived in the neighborhood since its inception and the historical context of why Pontchartrain Park’s development was significant. Made possible thanks to a grant from the Louisiana Division of Historic Preservation, the exhibit celebrates the PRC’s recent partnership with the Pontchartrain Park Neighborhood…

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$25 – $45

Buy Right Class

September 17 & 24 6:00 — 8:30 p.m. each day Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. Get prepared to buy your first renovation project with this two-night course. Topics covered include the pros and cons of renovating; how tax sales and auctions work; how to select a project that is right for you; financing and incentives, including renovation loans and rehabilitation tax credits. This course will enable you to minimize complications and maximize your budget by learning from professionals with…

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Free – $10

Beams and Brews presented by Inhab goes to the Garden District

Photo by Sara Essex Bradley The 1950s ranch-style house and former rectory for Trinity Episcopal Church is undergoing a full renovation by homeowners Annie and Jeff Strain, working with architect StouseDesign (with additional work by Studio Cicada), Sara Ruffin Costello Design and contractor Edifice Builders, LLC. Beer provided by Royal Brewery and craft cocktail provided by Twelve Mile Limit. $10 / free for members. Become a PRC member today! Join the Facebook event here. The PRC’s Beams & Brews series is…

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