On Tuesday, Dec. 27, Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans visited the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and rang the Closing Bell. The Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans hosts a celebration in New York City to raise money for the restoration of New Orleans homes and neighborhoods. At the January 12th fundraiser, the PRC will present the 2012 Citizenship Award to Rebuilding Together and the National Trust for Historic Preservation for their contributions to the restoration of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Since Katrina, the PRC has restored almost 350 homes. Total value of the restoration projects is almost $10 million.
About Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans (PRC):
Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans was founded in 1974 as a non-profit organization to promote the preservation, restoration and revitalization of New Orleans’ historic architecture and neighborhoods. The organization has helped renovate nearly 1,400 homes citywide by involving citizens in preservation projects and services that enhance living in New Orleans. PRC provides resources and education to convey the economic, cultural and aesthetic importance of historic preservation in New Orleans and throughout the world. For more information about the PRC’s hurricane recovery efforts, including the homeowner assistance program, visit www.prcno.org.