Tuesday, May 7th is Give NOLA Day, hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation. This one-day online giving event inspires people to give to the non-profit of their choice – and we hope VCPORA is yours!
We are featuring an informative look at the State Historic Tax Credit program featuring James Rolf, Director of Planning and Preservation for the Louisiana Recovery School District.
VCPORA has challenged the Vieux Carre Commission’s conceptual approval of 336 Decatur fails to meet the design standards for new construction and will set a damaging precedent for future infill projects in the French Quarter.
Our springtime events have been truly magical, so get ready for our next At Home in the Vieux Carré! This charming bracket shotgun double overlooking Cabrini Park will be hosted by owners Jane Cooper and Bob Heaps.
Please join us for another At Home in the Vieux Carré! This beautifully renovated Creole townhouse features a cozy courtyard, a sunroom, and a balcony featuring stunning views of the Quarter and CBD.
The evening before St. Joseph’s Day, Elizabeth Schiro Parent will delve into the lives of 20th-century Sicilian immigrants in the French Quarter.
Please join us for the At Home in the Vieux Carré: Mardi Gras Edition! Come join in the seasonal celebration with wine and bubbles. Costumes highly encouraged.
This Thursday, January 10, 2019, the New Orleans City Council will revisit the City’s Short Term Rental (STR) ordinance. It is imperative that you attend to express your support. Be sure to wear red in a show of solidarity!
Please join us for the At Home in the Vieux Carré season kickoff: Holiday Edition! There will be a cozy house, plenty of food, wine and bubbles, and a farewell speech by our outgoing Executive Director, Meg Lousteau.
Our talented longtime executive director, Meg Lousteau, has accepted a position with the National Trust for Historic Preservation as Associate Field Director for the Houston Field Office and will be stepping down at the end of this calendar year.
New Orleans music historian Jack Stewart will explore the lives of Italian-Americans in the French Quarter through the lens of famed 20th century sound engineer and FQ business owner Cosimo Matassa.
At Tuesday’s marathon City Planning Commission meeting, the commissioners agreed that there had not been enough time for the public, or for themselves, to fully digest and analyze the 155 page staff report. They acted to defer their vote, and to have a second CPC meeting dedicated to short-term rentals.