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January 2020

Free

Infill in Local Historic Districts – What Works and What Doesn’t?

Join HDLC staff along with Architectural Review Committee members, Robbie Cangelosi, Lee Ledbetter and John Klingman for a discussion on best practices for new construction in local historic districts. These seasoned experts will share their thoughts on how to thoughtfully design both contemporary and historical buildings that fit contextually within their neighborhood and streetscape. Free and open to the public.

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February 2020

Free

Maintain Right: Living in Your Historic New Orleans Home

February 4 & 11 5:30 — 8:30 p.m. each day at Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. Learn how to maintain and make repairs to your New Orleans home. This two-night course covers topics such as common building materials, foundations, roofs, siding, gutters, windows, doors, insulation, air-conditioning and heating, electrical, plumbing, and energy efficiency, as well as hazard mitigation, including pests, lead safety, indoor air quality, storm water management and storm preparation, and the importance of succession and contingency planning. Free,…

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Free

Capturing the Crescent City: Architectural Photography of New Orleans

Dive into the world of architectural photography as veteran New Orleans photojournalist Chris Granger and PRC Art Director Liz Jurey discuss their creative processes, aesthetic and approaches as they document and capture the city’s most beloved and historic places. Granger, a staff photographer for The Times-Picayune, and Jurey both worked on the PRC’s new book, Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans. They will share tips and tricks for upping your Instagram game. Free.   Get your copy of Building…

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Free – $10

Beams and Brews goes to Cyprès Condos

  • Cyprès Condos
    1101 Napoleon Ave.
    New Orleans, LA 70115 United States

Visit the renovation of this postmodern apartment building at the corner of Napoleon Avenue and Chestnut Street. The event will feature access to three units with before and after photos of the project as well as remarks on the decision to save a 1970s building that many thought unworthy of preservation. The project features design by Michelle Duhon of Southkick, LLC & Brooke Cranford of Brooke Cranford Design with Construction by Lakeview Construction and Development, LLC. Cocktail provided by Cavan…

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Free

Navigating the HDLC Class

This free, one-hour class is designed to help property owners understand the Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC) and the application process. Taught by HDLC staff, this class will help residents smoothly navigate the application process and prevent common frustrations and pitfalls experienced by some applicants. 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 class is great for property owners who live in a…

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March 2020

$25 – $45

(POSTPONED) Buy Right Class

In an abundance of caution, the Preservation Resource Center will postpone all PRC events scheduled in March, including the Shotgun House Tour, Buy Right Class and Beams & Brews at Hotel Chloe. The PRC takes the safety and welfare of our community seriously, and we’re making this step to alleviate any uncertainty during this time of COVID-19 concerns. We hope that by rescheduling these events, we will be able to hold them at a time when everyone can participate. We…

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$15 – $30

(POSTPONED) Shotgun House Tour presented by Entablature Design + Build and Entablature Realty

  • CR Coffee Shop
    3618 Magazine Street
    New Orleans, LA 70115 United States

In an abundance of caution, the Preservation Resource Center will postpone the Shotgun House Tour and all other PRC events scheduled in March, including the Buy Right Class and Beams & Brews at Hotel Chloe. The PRC takes the safety and welfare of our community seriously, and we’re making this step to alleviate any uncertainty during this time of COVID-19 concerns. We hope that by rescheduling these events, we will be able to hold them at a time when everyone…

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Free – $10

(POSTPONED) Beams and Brews goes to Hotel Chloe

  • Hotel Chloe
    4125 St. Charles Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70115 United States

In an abundance of caution, the Preservation Resource Center will postpone the Shotgun House Tour and all other PRC events scheduled in March, including the Buy Right Class and Beams & Brews at Hotel Chloe. The PRC takes the safety and welfare of our community seriously, and we’re making this step to alleviate any uncertainty during this time of COVID-19 concerns. We hope that by rescheduling these events, we will be able to hold them at a time when everyone…

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April 2020

Online class: State of the New Orleans Housing Market


Click here to register in advance for this free Zoom webinar With the economy in flux as a result of global efforts to fight Covid19, the local housing market is shifting daily. Join Realtor Katie Witry of the Witry Collective and Mortgage Originator/Vice President Joe Uzee of Gulf Coast Bank & Trust to gain a better understanding of how interest rates have been affected, what is currently on the market, and whether now might be the right time for you…

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Online class: How to Repair, Restore and Reglaze Your Wood Windows


Click here to register in advance for this free Zoom webinar In this virtual “hands-on” video tutorial, Bill Robinson of Train2Build will show you how to bring your historic wood windows back to life by identifying major building components and materials and demonstrating step-by-step how to take a window apart, repair it and put it back together. Unable to tune in live? See the recording afterwards here. Bill Robinson is a nationally recognized consultant, author and trainer with more than…

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