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June 2022

$35.00

Shotgun House Tour presented by Entablature Design + Build & Entablature Realty

Shotgun houses are a beloved part of New Orleans’ historic architecture, but can they meet the needs of a modern family? On June 11-12, 2022, the Preservation Resource Center’s Shotgun House Tour, presented by Entablature Design + Build and Entablature Realty, will open the doors to five stunning private shotgun homes, all with smart, innovative renovations that showcase the livability and versatility of the city’s favorite house type. BONUS: The tour also includes the beautifully restored Hales Cottage on the…

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Navigating the HDLC

Click here to register for this free Zoom webinar The Preservation Resource Center is partnering with the Historic District Landmarks Commission to relaunch this free course designed to help property owners understand the HDLC application process and avoid the common frustrations and pitfalls experienced by some applicants. This course will provide the knowledge and tools property owners need to smoothly navigate the process. Taught by HDLC Deputy Director Eleanor Burke, this class provides an opportunity for property owners to ask questions…

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Free – $10.00

Beams & Brews visits Algiers Point

Online ticket sales have closed. Tickets will be available for purchase at the doors of the event!   The PRC’s Beams & Brews series is presented by Reve Realtors and generously supported by Nola Brewing. The Katz-Ryba family welcomes the PRC to tour the renovation of their residence, 705 Pelican Avenue. Johnice Katz, interior designer, and Andrew Ryba, McKinsey associate partner, took on the restoration of a double gallery Greek Revival center hall with the vital aid of Katherine O’Bryon, owner…

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July 2022

$20.00 – $25.00

Right Plaster for the Right Space with Sylvia T. Designs

Sold Out!  Tickets will not be available at the door. Join the PRC in kicking off a new series of classes developed for building trade professionals (but open to all). For the debut class, plaster artisan Sylvia Thompson-Dias will discuss a wide-range of plasters with a focused emphasis on her specialties in the world of lime plasters (such as Venetian, Grassello, Marmorino, and Tadelakt), clay plaster, and microcement. The class will cover proper applications, preparation/substrates, and potential price ranges for…

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August 2022

Navigating the HDLC

Click here to register for this free Zoom webinar The Preservation Resource Center is partnering with the Historic District Landmarks Commission to relaunch this free course designed to help property owners understand the HDLC application process and avoid the common frustrations and pitfalls experienced by some applicants. This course will provide the knowledge and tools property owners need to smoothly navigate the process. Taught by HDLC Deputy Director Eleanor Burke, this class provides an opportunity for property owners to ask questions…

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September 2022

The Untold Story of Club Desire: Film Screening and Q&A

The Preservation Resource Center and The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) and will co-present a virtual screening of R.C. Goodwin & Associates’ The Untold Story of Club Desire, a 28-minute film that documents the history and legacy of Club Desire, “the downtown club with uptown ideas.” The screening will be followed by a moderated Q&A with author/educator Dana Royster-Buefort (granddaughter of club owner Charlie Armstead) and author/music historian Rick Coleman. Senior historian Eric Seiferth will highlight THNOC’s acquisitions related to…

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Navigating the HDLC

Click here to register for this free Zoom webinar *The PRC conference room will be open for viewing for anyone without access to a computer, 923 Tchoupitoulas.   The Preservation Resource Center partners with the Historic District Landmarks Commission to offer this free course designed to help property owners understand the HDLC application process and avoid the frustrations experienced by some applicants. Taught by HDLC Deputy Director Eleanor Burke, this class provides an opportunity for property owners to ask questions and…

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Free – $10.00

Beams and Brews visits Octavia Books

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

Online ticket sales have closed. Tickets will be available for purchase at the doors of the event!   Octavia Books owners Tom Lowenburg and Judith Lafitte are renovating the historic building that is home to their local bookstore and an adjacent café. The design provides “more space for holding public events, displaying books and enjoying a cup of coffee or meal with friends,” according to NANO Architecture | Interiors, the project architect and designer. The bookstore’s retail space will double…

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Free

Envisioning PRC’s Future: A Meeting for PRC members

Calling all PRC members. Help us shape the organization’s future so it best serves the needs of New Orleans residents. Concordia, a local architecture, planning and community engagement firm, will lead “Envisioning PRC’s Future: A Meeting for PRC Members,” a brainstorming session to determine how the PRC can best meet the city’s needs. Only members are invited to participate, and RSVP is required to verify membership status. Throughout our 48 years, the PRC has worked with community members in so…

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Free – $10.00

Beams and Brews visits a former monastery on N. Rampart

Designed by James Freret, this 1891 green-rated building originally housed The Monastery of St. Joseph and St. Teresa of the Discalced Carmelites of New Orleans. Today, Bancroft Property Investments and Rick Fifield Architects are managing the adaptive reuse project that will result in residential units. Beams & Brews offers a chance to view the property inside and out, hear from the project’s managers and enjoy free drinks. The PRC’s Beams & Brews series is generously supported by Nola Brewing.  …

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