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May 2020

Book Discussion and Launch Party for “The West Bank of Greater New Orleans: A Historical Geography” by Richard Campanella


Registration for this Zoom webinar is full! Watch the live stream on the Preservation Resource Center's Facebook Page at 6 pm Central Time. Join the Preservation Resource Center and Octavia Books in celebrating the release of Richard Campanella’s newest book, “The West Bank of Greater New Orleans: A Historical Geography." This event will include a live talk by Campanella. Purchase a copy of the book at Octavia Books.   Register today!   Book Description: The West Bank has been a…

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New Orleans, An Urban History: Part Two


Click here to register in advance for this free Zoom webinar This program is the second part of New Orleans, An Urban History, a two-part talk on the history of New Orleans presented by architect and architectural historian Robert Cangelosi Jr. Part Two discusses the city's history from the conclusion of Reconstruction until the collapse of the under-construction Hard Rock Hotel in 2019. Topics covered include urban improvements, the introduction of utilities, unions, noted local authors, the Sicilian lynching, Carnival krewes,…

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Celebrated Architects of New Orleans and Their Noteworthy Buildings


Click here to register in advance for this free Zoom webinar Delve into the lives of the renowned architects who created some of New Orleans most beloved landmarks. James Gallier Sr., James Dakin, William Freret and Thomas Sully will be the focus of this online presentation by Katrina Horning, founder of New Orleans Architecture Tours. She will discuss the history of the St. Charles Hotel (1837), Gallier Hall (1850), Julia Row (1833), St. Patrick's Church (1840), The Arsenal (1839), the Louisiana…

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Canceled: Online tour of the World Trade Center renovation in New Orleans


Unfortunately, tonight’s virtual tour of the World Trade Center renovation has been canceled due to a change in the developers’ construction schedule. PRC is committed to offering tours of historic buildings under renovation and hopes to reschedule this members-only program for a future date. For information about the PRC’s Beams & Brews tour series, please contact Sarina Mohan at smohan@prcno.org. For membership information, please contact Whiton Paine at wpaine@prcno.org.   The Beams and Brews series is presented by Rêve Realtors…

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Preservation Fest 2020


Join PRC for Preservation Fest 2020, a day filled with fun, informative and thought-provoking (free!) online programs, highlighting historic preservation achievements in New Orleans. This virtual festival covers much ground, offering a sneak peek into noteworthy renovations, chats with a master craftsman, a virtual neighborhood walking tour and more. Tune into one or all of these programs for free from the comfort of your couch, and join the discussions to share your thoughts on preservation as this city emerges from…

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PRC’s 46th Annual Meeting


To join this virtual tour, RSVP above, and – after your membership status is confirmed – you will receive a Zoom meeting ID and password by email on the day of the event. RSVPs for this event close at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 28. • This is an exclusive event available to PRC members only. • If you’re not yet a member, click here to join today! • Want to check the status of your PRC membership? Email membership@prcno.org to see if your…

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June 2020

Understanding homeowners and Flood Insurance


Click here to register in advance for this free Zoom webinar Learn how to evaluate your homeowners and flood insurance policies in this informative talk with Alyssa Barre' Bourgeois, private client producer with Eustis Insurance & Benefits. Bourgeois will explain how premiums are set, how to get the coverage you need, and how to minimize both your costs and liability. She also will review flood zone maps and provide a comprehensive explanation of how they impact rates. As hurricane season begins,…

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An Architectural History of the U.S. Custom House (rescheduled)


No registration required – Click here to tune in at noon on Tuesday, June 9 Join Tulane University Architecture Professor John Klingman for a talk about the U.S. Custom House in New Orleans, one of the most significant historic buildings in the region. Construction began on the building in 1848. The process was long and complicated, and the building was not completed until 1881 with many changes from the initial design. Klingman has been involved with preservation studies on the building…

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Beyond the Walls: Selecting paint colors for the interior and exterior of your home


Click here to register in advance for this free Zoom webinar Join Brooke Cranford of Brooke Cranford Design to explore the world of color. Learn how to create color schemes appropriate for your architecture, neighborhood and style. This talk will provide practical tips on which elements to paint and with what finishes, how to test colors, and what to ask a painter before a job begins, as well as types of paint and specifications for zero VOC paints. Unable to tune…

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Free

Beams and Brews goes to Central City


To join this virtual tour, RSVP above, and - after your membership status is confirmed - you will receive a Zoom meeting ID and password by email on the day of the event. RSVPs for this event close at 2:00 pm on Thursday, June 25 • This is an exclusive event available to PRC members only. • If you're not yet a member, click here to join today! • Want to check the status of your PRC membership? Email membership@prcno.org…

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