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.
On Thursday, May 26, the Louisiana Landmarks Society held a live press conference at the Pitot House to announce the 2016 New Orleans 9 Most Endangered Sites.
An exhibit of the 2016 New Orleans’ Nine will be open to the public at the Pitot House, 1440 Moss Street, Wednesday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Architectural historian Calder Loth will deliver the eighth Jacob Haight and Mary Meek Morrison Memorial Lecture, titled “Infill and Additions in Historic Districts: The Ever-Perplexing Problem,” this Sunday, May 22, at 4 p.m. at The Historic New Orleans Collection’s Williams Research Center.
HB 952, which would grant the State Fire Marshal regulatory authority over short-term rentals, will be coming up for a vote before the House Commerce Committee on Tuesday at 9:30 at the state capitol.