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

News

FQBA Announces Opposition to Short-Term Rentals

The French Quarter Business Association has come out in opposition to short-term rentals, citing, among others things, guest safety, zoning, neighborhoods, affordable housing, and enforcement.

Events

2016 Gala Date Announced

VCPORA’s Annual Gala
Voyage dans la Lune
(Voyage to the Moon)
Friday, September 16, 2016
The Beauregard-Keyes House

Issues

Short Term Rental Resources

Sources for the latest news, updates, and research regarding this incredibly impactful issue.

Advocacy

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

Membership

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

Events

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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All of these #totc2016 posts have been awesome! And you know what else is awesome? The open letter @tales_of_the_cocktail penned in opposition to illegal short term rentals, asking attendees to: "help us keep locals in their homes and guests visiting our city" in the many legal accommodations we have to offer.
talesofthecocktail.com/news/open-letter-tales-cocktail-community #loveourneighbors #residentsmakethebestneighbors

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@tales_of_the_cocktail Dynamic Duo The Royal Hour @salonbysucre with Suze making for the perfect end to a long week
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Filming Monday in the 400 block of Royal. Details below.

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July 22, 2016

Dear Neighbors,

Big Block Content, will be filming a television commercial for NFL Ticket Exchange, in your neighborhood.

We will be filming hidden camera scenes in the 400 block of Royal St.

Days of Filming:

- Monday, July 25 from 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

During hours of filming, there will be no parking where posted in the 400 block of Royal, and where posted in the 600 block of Conti. We will be parking some of our equipment on the street, we will not block driveways and you will be able to get in and out of your off street parking.

There will be no street closures, or traffic control.

We appreciate your cooperation and consideration with our efforts to film scenes in your neighborhood. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call me at 504-452-6387.

These arrangements have been made with the knowledge and cooperation of The New Orleans Police Department, Department of Public Works, and Film New Orleans. For more information, contact Katie Williams at Film New Orleans (504-658-0923). Please feel free to call the locations department with any questions or concerns. We appreciate the opportunity to continue making movies and commercials in the City of New Orleans and we are grateful for your hospitality.

Respectfully,

Dana Hanby
Location Manager
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Over 50 years ago, the Louisiana Landmarks Society stepped in and stepped up to save the Pitot House, one of the oldest buildings in New Orleans, from the wrecking ball. Thanks to their efforts, we have a house museum dating to 1799, and which offers a glimpse into the way of life in the very early days of our city. ... See MoreSee Less

On this day, July 20, 1964, the Pitot House was relocated to its current location on Moss Street and saved from demolition. According to the book, The Pitot House: A Landmark on Bayou St. John by Jame...

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RTA meeting *tonight* at 6 pm about the future of the bus line along Rampart/St. Claude. ... See MoreSee Less

The latest update from New Orleans Regional Transit Authority: North Rampart Street /St.Claude Avenue Streetcar Project **Roadway Asphalt Overlay Begins July 11** Signaling the end of construction a...

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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
info@vcpora.org

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