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PRC New Orleans 10h
“It was designed and built as kind of the American dream of home ownership,” PRC's Danielle Del Sol said to about New Orleans' Pontchartrain Park neighborhood, which was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places.
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PRC New Orleans 14h
We had a blast at the first virtual Shotgun House Tour in our "Shotgun Sundays" summer series! Many thanks to everyone who tuned in yesterday, and to Michele Diboll and Chris Kornman for taking us on the tour! See the upcoming schedule:
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PRC New Orleans Jul 10
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“Growing up here was like being in Mayberry,” said Dwight Richards during an interview with the PRC in 2019. Read about the history of Pontchartrain Park, with excerpts from interviews and oral histories with residents, and see more photos:
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PRC New Orleans Jul 10
With temperatures reaching near the triple digits in New Orleans, energy bills are also on the rise. Well-placed shade trees, however, can be an environmentally friendly way to increase your house's energy efficiency during hot weather, explains Dan Gill.
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PRC New Orleans Jul 9
It’s official! The Pontchartrain Park neighborhood in New Orleans has been listed as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places, a designation that recognizes the 65-year-old community’s…
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PRC New Orleans Jul 9
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To recognize this extraordinary history, the Preservation Resource Center (PRC), at the invitation of residents, worked alongside the Pontchartrain Park Neighborhood Association to nominate the community to the National Register. Read more:
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PRC New Orleans Jul 9
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..."This moment for the residents of Pontchartrain Park is powerful because our history is finally being recognized,” said Bradford.
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PRC New Orleans Jul 9
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“The acknowledgment of Pontchartrain Park on the National Register of Historic Places is significant because it is an additional contribution to African-American history," said Gretchen Bradford, president of the Pontchartrain Park Neighborhood Association. ...
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PRC New Orleans Jul 9
It’s official! New Orleans' Pontchartrain Park neighborhood has been listed as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places, a designation that recognizes the 65-year-old community’s significant contributions to Louisiana’s history.
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PRC New Orleans Jul 9
Don’t miss our next “Shotgun Sunday” virtual tour at 4 p.m. Central this Sunday, July 12, as we take a behind-the-scenes look at Michele Diboll’s renovated double shotgun house in the Irish Channel. 📲Follow our…
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PRC New Orleans Jul 9
The Spanish colonial revival-style building opened as Circle Food Store in 1938, but a public market at the same location served the 7th Ward & Tremé neighborhoods for nearly a century before the current building, explains Blake Pontchartrain:
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PRC New Orleans Jul 8
Falling trees and branches are one of the main causes of building damage during major storms. With a busy hurricane season predicted this year, the best way to prevent damage is to take action now before a storm hits. Learn how from Preservation in Print:
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PRC New Orleans Jul 8
Sip cocktails to help us save historic places! 🍹 This month, 20% of proceeds from 's “cocktail for a cause” will benefit PRC. Mask up and pay them a visit during the month of July to pick up a refreshing Summer Smash – made with vodka, ginger beer, mint & citrus.
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PRC New Orleans Jul 8
The City of New Orleans is developing new pedestrian-centric approaches for the French Quarter and is seeking inout from residents & stakeholders. If you have feedback, complete the French Quarter Pedestrianization Survey to help guide the final designs:
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PRC New Orleans Jul 7
Bold colors, modern touches and classic design –  including floral ceiling medallions from master plasterer Jeff Poree – all coexist in Michele Diboll’s renovated double shotgun house. Learn more before taking a virtual tour with us on July 12:
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PRC New Orleans Jul 7
Passionate about preserving New Orleans’ historic architecture, neighborhoods and cultural identity? Join our team! We are seeking a Director of Development to plan, organize and direct PRC's fundraising endeavors. Learn more & apply:
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PRC New Orleans Jul 7
In his latest piece for , Richard Campanella explores the Cajun history of Westwego – the closest part of greater New Orleans to Louisiana's “Acadian Triangle.”
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PRC New Orleans Jul 2
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In many neighborhoods, modest shotguns, grand Queen Anne-style homes, doubles and apartments happily coexist — as do their residents.
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PRC New Orleans Jul 2
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These two buildings have stood together for more than a century. Just as a wide variety of architectural styles distinguishes New Orleans’ streetscapes, the city’s mix of residential building types contributes to its cultural identity.
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PRC New Orleans Jul 2
Thank you to all who rallied to help save 2 Cromwell Place & 4 Cromwell Place by sending comments to the HDLC. The demo requests for both properties were denied by a unanimous vote yesterday of the New Orleans HDLC. The applicant has 10 days to appeal the decision to City Council
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