Research a Historic Property
Looking to learn more about your property? We can help. Whether you want to leave the research to the PRC’s History & Landmarks Plaque Program, or start researching on your own, the PRC has the tools to get you started.
Historic Districts and Neighborhoods
Learn more about national and local historic districts, state cultural districts, how they are governed, and the benefits of each.
Purchase a Historic Property
Whether you’re in the market for a historic New Orleans home, or just want to learn more about the home buying process, we can help! We have classes and articles for everyone from first-time homebuyers to real estate professionals. In the market for a historic property? Click the link below to check out the latest historic homes for sale in the New Orleans area.
Maintain a Historic Property
Owning an older home is a privilege and a responsibility. These architectural gems are a testament to our shared history, and with the right care, can continue to stand proudly for years to come.
An easement is a legal right that allows someone to use another person’s land for a specific purpose. It grants a non-owner a limited interest or privilege regarding the use of the land, without transferring ownership. Easements can serve as valuable tools for both developers and preservationists. Developers may use easements to facilitate access and infrastructure development, while preservationists can leverage easements to protect and conserve historically significant properties.
Preserving a neighborhood can foster a sense of community pride, promote sustainable development, and safeguard its unique cultural heritage.
Recovering after a storm takes a comprehensive effort that encompasses rebuilding damaged structures and implementing proactive measures to enhance resilience against future weather-related challenges
Learn more about financial assistance to eligible homes that have been cited for violations by the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC).