Holiday gift guide for the preservationist on your shopping list

Delight the preservationists on your list with gifts that celebrate our historic city.

 

That’s right PRC’s fabulous t-shirts are back in stock, and just in time for the holidays!

$20-$25 at Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. Click here to order today!


 

 

 

 

Take a stroll through the city with this 2019 desk calendar featuring custom illustrations of local architecture.

$24 at Scriptura, 5423 Magazine St.,

504.897.1555, Scriptura.com


 

 

 

 

 

 

Textile designer Ellen Macomber celebrates local architecture with these fun, vibrant pillows.

$41 at Ellen Macomber, 1516 Magazine St.,

504.314.9414, Ellenmacomber.com


 

 

 

 

Handmade by local metalsmiths Maria Fomich and Patrick Shonk, these brass, silver and copper cuff bracelets keep the shotgun house close at hand.

$160-$420 at Adorn and Conquer, 2727 Prytania St.,

504.702.8036, Adornandconquer.com


 

 

 

 

 

This sophisticated copper ornament will shine bright on the tree.

$40 at Bevolo, 521 Conti St.,

504.522.9485, Bevolo.com


 

 

 

 

Deck the halls with these kiln-fired ornaments by Louisiana artist Jane Evans, and leave them up all year long.

$25-$45 at Relish, 600 Metairie Rd., Metairie,

504.309.3336, Relishneworleans.com


 

 

 

 

 

This line of colorful accessories features artist Jax Frey’s figurative paintings of St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square and other local landmarks.

$25-$36 at Perlis, 6070 Magazine St., 504.895.8661, Perlis.com


 

 

 

 

 

 

Author Jason Berry’s new work, “City of a Million Dreams: A History of New Orleans at Year 300,” is a vivid portrait of the city told through its cast of characters.

$35 at Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., gardendistrictbookshop.com


 

 

 

 

 

 

Give him the gift of style with these silver fleur-de-lis cufflinks.

$60 at Jos. A. Banks, 230 Carondelet, 504.528.9491, Josbank.com


 

 

 

 

Give them a gift that they’ll never forget by joining PRC’s exclusive 2019 trip to Havana to celebrate the Cuban city’s 500th anniversary.\

This custom-designed trip, on Nov. 15-20, will explore Havana’s efforts to preserve its architectural treasures, with tours and programs designed for preservationists with an emphasis on the historic connections between Cuba and New Orleans. For prices and details, click here.


 

 

 

Take a literary journey through the Faubourg St. John with the Louisiana Landmarks Society’s “Gateway to New Orleans: Bayou St. John, 1708-2018.”

The book features a block-by-block exploration of the architecture and history of this picturesque neighborhood.

$39.95 at louisianalandmarks.org/shop


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This charming streetcar door hanger will delight visitors to your home all year long.

$100 at Judy’s at the Rink, 2727 Prytania St., 504.891.7018


 

 

 

Local artist Jill Shampine created the “Uptown Funk” painting that adorns this cotton sateen zipper pouch.

$18-$40 at The Shop at the Historic New Orleans Collection

533 Royal St., 504.598.7147, HNOC.org


 

 

 

The gift that keeps giving: a PRC membership! A membership includes a subscription to PRC’s Preservation in Print magazine, discounts or free admission to many PRC events, and more.

Memberships start at $35. Buy a gift a membership today!