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The Preservation Resource Center

From iron foundry to wartime weapons, the PRC is one of few surviving commercial Gothics Founded in 1974, The Preservation Resource Center, called the PRC, […]

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Benjamin Latrobe

Hey there, architecture enthusiasts! Have you ever heard of Benjamin Latrobe? If not, let me introduce you to the man often celebrated as the ‘Father […]

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Savor Summer In New Orleans: A City That Sizzles

As the southern sun grows bolder in the sky, New Orleans, also known as the Crescent City, simmers with vibrant energy. Savor Summer in New […]

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Myths About Taxes in New Orleans

There are so many myths about taxes in New Orleans. None so much as the ones surrounding architecture. Like most of history, the stories that […]

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Keeping Cool in New Orleans: How Architecture Helps Battle The Summer Heat

In New Orleans, architecture is about survival and not just beauty. Would your house hold up in our heat?

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Field Trip Friday! The Hermann-Grima House

I had a free afternoon, so I decided to take a tour of the Hermann-Grima House. This house museum is located at 820 St. Louis […]

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Field Trip Friday! The Seignouret-Brulatour Building

For this installment of Field Trip Fridays, I went back to the Historic New Orleans Collection to view a very special exhibit. Back in May […]

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New Orleans Architecture Tour’s Guide to New Orleans Houses!

Single and Double Shotgun (1830 – 1940) Shotguns are called shotguns because they were developed so that all the doors line up – “you can […]

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Architecture Souvenirs!!

If the buildings of New Orleans make your heart go pitter patter and you want to keep that feeling around long after you have returned […]

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Trivia Tuesdays! President McKinley’s visit to New Orleans!

Did you know President McKinley visited New Orleans in 1901?   He did, and here’s the story: In late April 1901 President McKinley embarked on […]

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