In 1966, avid collectors General L. Kemper and Leila Moore Williams established The Historic New Orleans Collection, a museum and vast archive that continues to be an invaluable research center for preservationists, architects, and historians.
The easternmost historic district in Orleans Parish, Holy Cross Historic District’s village-like feel distinguishes it from its more urban counterparts.
The Irish Channel Historic District is characterized by dense concentrations of shotguns, cottages, and industrial riverfront structures.
The New Orleans Notarial Archives maintains over two centuries of legal records, making it an invaluable resource for research related to the city’s historic buildings and neighborhoods.
Once flooded, abandoned, and threatened with demolition, the historic Orpheum Theatre has been resurrected amidst a downtown theater renaissance.
The 1970s preservation efforts at St. Louis Cemeteries Nos. 1 and 2 initiated the stabilization and rehabilitation of historic cemeteries around New Orleans.
The battle to save the Rivergate, an irreplaceable landmark of design and engineering, was one of the first efforts to preserve a mid-century modern building in New Orleans.
Since 1937, the Spring Fiesta Association has welcomed the arrival of spring by commemorating the city’s unique cultural heritage.
A non-profit neighborhood advocacy group, the Vieux Carré Property Owners, Residents and Associates, Inc. (VCPORA) has fought to protect the historic Vieux Carré neighborhood since 1938.