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Preservation Resource Center

March 2023

$50.00 – $110.00

Buying a Renovation Project: PRC’s Buy Right Class

This two-night course focuses on how to purchase a historic home in need of renovation in New Orleans. The goal of the class is to provide a basic knowledge base to evaluate a property, determine feasibility, and provide current information about financing and insurance. This course will enable you to minimize complications and maximize your budget by learning from professionals with years of experience.   $65 for non-members, $50 for PRC members.*  Advance registration required. Become a member today!  …

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$50.00 – $110.00

Preparing for a Renovation Project: PRC’s Renovate Right Class

This two-night course focuses on how to properly renovate a historic house in New Orleans. Good for first-timers or anyone who wishes to become more knowledgeable by learning from experienced renovators and local professionals; this course will provide attendees with an understanding of how to communicate and work with an architect and general contractor, best practices in historic renovations, financing a renovation, and how to close our a project. $65 for non-members, $50 for PRC members.*  Advance registration required. Become a…

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Free

Wood Window Basics with NOLA Wood Windows: Maintain Right Class

Historic wood window

This in-person class will cover the basics of wood windows. Valerie and Gus Vides of NOLA Wood Windows will go through the general anatomy of a window, common issues that arise, different stages of window conditions and how historic windows are built to be easily repaired. Homeowners will learn common dos and don’ts for wood windows, and how to vet a professional to make sure they are the right fit. This course is part of PRC’s Maintain Right class series,…

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Free – $10.00

Hospitality Investment in New Orleans: Preserving New Orleans’ Future breakfast series

Jayson Seidman, developer of The Drifter, Hotel St. Vincent and the newly renovated Columns Hotel, has embarked on two new projects: a new-construction hotel on St. Charles Avenue and a project in the French Quarter near Jackson Square. Seidman has invested in several other places, including Marfa, Tex., Austin and New York City. So, why does he continue to invest in New Orleans? What promising metrics does he see that gives him confidence in our city’s future success? Residents of…

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April 2023

$85.00 – $95.00

Historic House Specialist

This popular program provides detailed information about the historic house types, architectural styles and neighborhoods of New Orleans, as well as best practices in historic renovation, rehabilitation tax incentives and historic house research. This program will earn four continuing-education credits for Realtors from the LA Real Estate Commission, as well as credit towards certification as a PRC-approved Historic House Specialist, which will be awarded upon attendance at two more PRC programs. Space limited, advance registration required.   Cost: $95 for…

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