The 1970s preservation efforts at St. Louis Cemeteries Nos. 1 and 2 initiated the stabilization and rehabilitation of historic cemeteries around New Orleans.
The “Save WTC NOLA” campaign pushed for redevelopment rather than demolition of this unique mid-century-modern building in downtown New Orleans.
Once flooded, abandoned, and threatened with demolition, the historic Orpheum Theatre has been resurrected amidst a downtown theater renaissance.
Fort Proctor is a partially constructed nineteenth-century fortification that has suffered from more than a century of environment-related damage.
Historic Fort Pike has sustained significant hurricane damage and continues to be vulnerable to future natural disasters and neglect.
Temple Sinai was demolished in 1977 and replaced with a parking lot despite public outcry and the Historic District Landmarks Commission’s efforts to protect it.
Thanks to the efforts of the Louisiana Landmarks Society, the Pitot House on Bayou St. John stands as one of the city’s few surviving examples of a Creole colonial plantation-style house.
The elevated I-10 Claiborne Avenue Expressway severed the historic African-American Tremé neighborhood in the late 1960s and continues to spark controversy today.
Scores of historic buildings were demolished after a 1946 city ordinance removed North Rampart Street from the protection of the Vieux Carré Commission.
The Faubourg Marigny Improvement Association (FMIA) has promoted and protected the historic neighborhood since 1972.