New Orleans Architecture Foundation
New Orleans Architecture Tours is a proud partner of the New Orleans Architecture Foundation (NOAF). We both share the same mission of educating the public about New Orleans architecture and we both strive for the highest quality educational opportunities.
Whether you are visiting or are a born and raised New Orleanian, we hope you enjoy the unmatched monthly and annual programs of our friends at New Orleans Architecture Foundation, offering monthly tours, keynotes, and annual events. You can also become a Friend of NOAF and support their vision to expand the reach of architecture and design. Make sure to tell them we sent you!
Mid Mod NOLA: The Life and Legacy of Wayne Troyer, FAIA
Please join PRC, NOAF, DOCOMOMO US/Louisiana, and studioWTA for an evening celebrating the remarkable life and career of Wayne Troyer, FAIA. Wayne’s guiding hand on studioWTA’s work has affected New Orleans in so many positive ways; and his true love of Modernism and contemporary architecture has inspired students, practicing architects, urbanists, designers and preservationists over decades. […]
Mid Mod NOLA: Tax Credits and Mid-Century Architecture: Challenges, Tips, and Inspiration
The resurgence of interest in Mid-Century Modern architecture has led to the redevelopment of a wide variety of these structures. While many are eligible for State and/or Federal Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits, understanding how and when a building qualifies requires an in-depth understanding of its history and construction. […]
MID MOD NOLA: Private Tour of the Superdome
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the history and architecture of one of New Orleans’ most recognizable Mid-Century Modern buildings, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2016. […]
June Sketch Session: Let’s Draw the Besthoff Sculpture Garden Expansion!
Hosted by the Urban Sketchers New Orleans Chapter, these monthly meet-ups are free to anyone who wants to learn more about New Orleans by pencil, pen, paintbrush, etc. (Featured Image by Freddie Dickinson) […]
NOAF Building Tour: McDonogh 30/The Schoolhouse
Join us as we tour the Schoolhouse, a mixed-use development under construction in the historic McDonogh 30 school building. The tour will be led by the project architects, Melissa and Brian Rome of Rome Studio, whose additive approach to renovation combines sensitive historic restoration with carefully crafted contemporary elements. Read more about the project at http://romeoffice.us/#/gravier-st/ […]