Our Mission

To preserve the Vieux Carré as a national treasure, to maintain its quaint and distinctive character and to achieve in that historic, living neighborhood a quality of life which can be enjoyed by residents, fellow citizens, businesses and visitors.

Current Issues


Important Traffic, Street Closure and Parade Info for All-Star Weekend and Carnival

Click here for information on upcoming street closures, vehicle passes, and parade routes that will make getting in and around the French Quarter much easier and more fun over the next few weeks as we host the NBA All-Star Weekend and, of course, Carnival.


February 2017 At Home in the Vieux Carré

Friday, February 10th, 2017 from 5:30pm to 7pm 910 St. Philip St. At the Home of Terry and Lynette DuFrene Featuring some very special treats from our friends at the newly-updated Matassa’s Market!  


Master Plan Amendment Public Hearings

The deadline for submission of written comments is 5pm, Monday, January 9, 2017. Interested citizens are also encouraged to visit the CPC website or contact the office of the City Planning Commission for more information.


VCPORA addresses issues affecting the long term health of the French Quarter. Explore past and ongoing efforts.


Memberships provide the support that drives our mission. Join today to be a part of the force to protect and preserve the Vieux Carre.


VCPORA hosts events all year round—a great way to meet new neighbors and explore hidden treasures in the French Quarter.

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Don't forget about tonight's Public Meeting - New Design for Canal Street Ferry Terminal at Federal City

And tomorrow, the City Planning Commission will discuss the proposed demolition: DESIGN REVIEW 011/17 - Request by NEW ORLEANS REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY to permit the demolition of a structure (the Canal Street ferry terminal) located in the Central Business District, as required by Section 26-2 of the Municipal Code of Ordinances. The structure is located along the Mississippi River at the foot of Canal Street. The municipal address is 54 CANAL STREET. (PD 1A) (BD) (DEFERRED FROM THE FEBRUARY 7, 2017 CITY PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING)
Staff report here: cityofno.granicus.com/MetaViewer.php?view_id=2&event_id=21368&meta_id=361535
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Dauphine Street headed towards Canal. Rampart is about the same. If you're trying to get around the Quarter, on foot or bike is your best bet. Have fun and stay safe tonight! ... See MoreSee Less

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Stay informed this Mardi Gras season by texting MARDIGRAS17 to 888777 from a mobile device to receive real-time safety, traffic, weather, and event notifications from the City of New Orleans. This will include information on parade routes, weather updates, first aid tents, public transportation options, and – in the case of emergencies – critical public safety alerts. ... See MoreSee Less

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Krewe of Cork popped the bottle on this incredible weekend! Hail Cork! 🎉🍾🍷🍇🎭⚜ ... See MoreSee Less

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Vieux Carré Property Owners, Residents & Associates

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 56095
New Orleans, LA 70156

Office Address:
816 N. Rampart St.
New Orleans, LA 70116

Phone: 504-581-7200



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