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November 2019

$75 – $85

Historic House Specialist Seminar

This popular program provides information about the historic house types and neighborhoods of New Orleans, best practices in historic renovation, rehabilitation tax incentives, renovation financing, and historic house research. Attendees will earn certification as a PRC-approved Historic House Specialist. Realtors who provide their license number will also earn 4 CE credits for Realtors from the LA Real Estate Commission. Advance registration required. $85 / $75 for PRC members. Become a member today! Join the Facebook event page here.   This…

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Book signing – Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans

Book signing hosted by East Jefferson Parish Library, 7 p.m., 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie   Get your copy of Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans   Other book signings & events: Nov. 2: Authors Susan Langenhennig, John Pope and Danielle Del Sol and photographer Chris Granger will take part in a panel discussion at the Louisiana Book Festival from 9-9:45 a.m. at the State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 5, 900 North 3rd St., Baton Rouge. Nov. 16:…

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Private Book Launch Party

This is a private party celebrating the PRC’s new book. The invite list includes Heritage Club members and those associated with the projects featured in the book. Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans chronicles modern efforts to save the soul of a 300-year-old city and ensure its bright future honors its rich past. Told through a series of inspiring building profiles and gripping narratives, this book shares the stories of the people behind the places and their journeys…

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Revival Grants press conference and reception

Press conference held Thursday, Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. at Backatown Coffee Parlour, 301 Basin St. The PRC unveils its new Revival Grants program to help low- to moderate-income homeowners make exterior repairs to houses that have been cited for violations by the Historic District Landmarks Commission. Remarks by Danielle Del Sol, Executive Director of the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans; Paul Edmondson, President and CEO of the National Trust for Historic Preservation; Darryl Durham, President of the Historic…

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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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Book signing – Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans

Book signing hosted by Garden District Book Shop, 1-3 p.m., 2727 Prytania St.   Get your copy of Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans   Other book signings & events: Nov. 2: Authors Susan Langenhennig, John Pope and Danielle Del Sol and photographer Chris Granger will take part in a panel discussion at the Louisiana Book Festival from 9-9:45 a.m. at the State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 5, 900 North 3rd St., Baton Rouge. Nov. 7: Book signing…

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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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Book signing – Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans

Book signing hosted by Hazelnut boutique, 5-6 p.m., 5525 Magazine St.   Get your copy of Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans   Other book signings & events: Nov. 2: Authors Susan Langenhennig, John Pope and Danielle Del Sol and photographer Chris Granger will take part in a panel discussion at the Louisiana Book Festival from 9-9:45 a.m. at the State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 5, 900 North 3rd St., Baton Rouge. Nov. 7: Book signing hosted by…

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December 2019

Book signing – Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans

  • Octavia Books
    513 Octavia Street
    New Orleans, LA 70115 United States

Book signing hosted by Octavia Books, 6 p.m., 513 Octavia St.   Get your copy of Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans   Other book signings & events: Nov. 2: Authors Susan Langenhennig, John Pope and Danielle Del Sol and photographer Chris Granger will take part in a panel discussion at the Louisiana Book Festival from 9-9:45 a.m. at the State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 5, 900 North 3rd St., Baton Rouge. Nov. 7: Book signing hosted by East…

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Book signing – Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans

Book signing hosted by the Southern Hotel, 11:30 a.m., 428 E Boston St., Covington, LA.   Get your copy of Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans   Other book signings & events: Dec. 3: Book signing hosted by Octavia Books, 6 p.m., 513 Octavia St. Dec. 14-15: Book signing at PRC Holiday Home Tour boutique, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave.

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