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.
Our beloved city has no shortage of culture, especially when it comes to parading! Although there are many other celebrations for St. Patrick’s and St. Joseph’s Days throughout New Orleans, here is a list of what’s going on in the French (Irish? Italian?) Quarter during March.
Sustainable travel expert Costas Christ to speak at Morrison Lecture Biennial lecture on advances in historic preservation presented by VCPORA, Vieux Carré Commission Foundation, and THNOC Globetrotting journalist Costas Christ will explore the topic of sustainable tourism at the biennial Jacob Haight and Mary Meek Morrison Memorial Lecture at The Historic New Orleans Collection on Saturday, June 30. The talk, “How Sustainable Tourism is Transforming the Global Travel Industry and What that Means for New Orleans” will take place at 2 p.m. at THNOC’s Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St. Admission is free, but reservations are required. Registration is open on the event page at hnoc.org or by calling (504) 598-7146. The World Travel and Tourism Council labeled sustainable tourism one of the most significant transformations in the history of modern travel. Calling for travelers to create a positive impact on local populations, sustainable tourism advocates emphasize the protection […]
One year ago, the City Council legalized short-term rentals. The results have been disastrous for many neighborhoods, especially those in the historic core. Bring your concerns, your complaints, and your ideas to the City Planning Commission meeting today!