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Suzanne Blaum

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Upcoming Events

March 2017
$50 - $65

First Time Renovator: Renovate Right

  • 923 Tchoupitoulas St.
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

This three-night course focuses on how best to manage a renovation project.  Good for first-timers or anyone who wishes to become more knowledgeable by learning from experienced renovators and local professionals. Topics covered include project management, working with city agencies, working successfully with your contractor, when to use an architect, and maintaining the historic character of your house. Course dates include Tuesday, March 7, March 14, and March 28, from 6:00-8:30pm. Registration fee covers admission to all three nights of the course. Course schedule Day…

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April 2017

Financial Fitness Class

  • 923 Tchoupitoulas St.
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

Conducted by A Shared Initiative, Inc., in partnership with the Preservation Resource Center, the FinancialFitness Workshop is a simple, no-nonsense approach to personal finances.  The four-night workshop is designed to provide informative content on: credit, budgeting, investing, and insurance.  The workshop is accredited by the Louisiana Homebuyer Education Collaborative.  The certificate received by participants is valid for two years from the date of workshop completion. Advance registration by March 31st is required.   1) You must first register at one…

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Free - $10

Renovators’ Happy Hour Goes to the Pythian

  • 234 Loyola Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70112 United States

Join the Preservation Resource Center for a preview of the restoration of the Pythian Building, a nine-story building in the CBD. The historically and culturally significant building was built in 1909 by S.W. Green for the Colored Order of the Knights of Pythia. A team led by Green Coast Enterprises, Crescent City Community Land Trust, ERG Enterprises, and Studio WTA Architects have created a mixed-use, mixed-income development which will include 69 apartments, a food hall, office and retail space. Free…

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Free - $10

Renovators’ Happy Hour Goes to Faubourg Tremé

  • 1428 Ursulines Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70116 United States

Join PRC at this happy hour to celebrate a c. 1880s Greek Revival Sidehall Shotgun house being transformed by Historic Pro Nola. This extensive renovation will bring new life to this historic home which has been blighted and abandoned for over 10 years.  Included in the project is restoration of the failing masonry chain wall and four chimneys, sill beam replacements and upgrades to all major systems.  The property retains much of its historic integrity including its crossette frame, side gallery, windows,…

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September 2017
$53 - $58

PRC Whitney Plantation Tour

  • 923 Tchoupitoulas St.
    New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

Join the PRC for a visit to Whitney Plantation in Wallace, LA. Sylvia Frey, Ph.D will provide the narration during our journey which will include stories of slave rebellion, industry, and plantations along our route. The Whitney Plantation tells the story of slaves of the South, and includes restored buildings, exhibits, and a memorial to the slaves who resided on the plantation. Ticket price includes transportation, a guided tour of the plantation, as well as a box lunch. Pre-purchase is…

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