October Sketch Session: Magazine St. at Sophie Wright Park
Oct
7
9:00am 9:00am

October Sketch Session: Magazine St. at Sophie Wright Park

Hosted by the Louisiana Architectural Foundation (LAF) and the New Orleans Architecture Foundation (NOAF), these monthly meet-ups are free to anyone who wants to learn more about New Orleans by drawing, painting, photography, etc.

Meet us at Sophie Wright Park (1911 Magazine St.) at 9 AM to draw, paint and photograph this historic neighborhood and incredible vein of New Orleans culture!

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September Sketch Session: Magnolia Bridge at Bayou St John
Sep
2
9:00am 9:00am

September Sketch Session: Magnolia Bridge at Bayou St John

  • Magnolia Bridge at Bayou St John (map)
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Hosted by the Louisiana Architectural Foundation (LAF) and the New Orleans Architecture Foundation (NOAF), these monthly meet-ups are free to anyone who wants to learn more about New Orleans by drawing, painting, photography, etc.

Meet us at Magnolia Bridge (1400 Moss St.) at 9 AM to draw, paint and photograph this gorgeous and historic neighborhood!

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Mid Mod NOLA: Modernist Block Tour in the Black Pearl
Jul
20
6:00pm 6:00pm

Mid Mod NOLA: Modernist Block Tour in the Black Pearl

  • 7521 Dominican Street New Orleans, LA, 70118 United States (map)
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Celebrate the end of the Mid Mod NOLA Summer Series series with a tour of three fabulous, Mid-Century private residences in the Black Pearl neighborhood. You won’t believe how chic these homes are! A talk by Lee Ledbetter, AIA, who once lived in and restored one of the homes, will begin at 6:30 p.m. 

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Mid Mod NOLA: Panel Discussion Moderated by Wayne Troyer, FAIA
Jul
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

Mid Mod NOLA: Panel Discussion Moderated by Wayne Troyer, FAIA

The most prominent architects and experts on Mid-Century Modern architecture in New Orleans give their thoughts on style, history, building use, and answer your probing questions. The discussion will be moderated by Wayne Troyer, FAIA, and the panel will include Lee Ledbetter, AIA, Paula Peer, AIA, NCARB, Albert Ledner, AIA, and archivist Francine J. Stock. Free and open to the public   This event is part of our Mid Mid NOLA event series.

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Mid Mod NOLA: Private Tour of the Superdome
Jun
22
6:00pm 6:00pm

Mid Mod NOLA: Private Tour of the Superdome

The third event in the Mid Mod NOLA series will feature one of the most recognizable buildings in New Orleans, now known as the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, which was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. $25 / $20 PRC or DOCOMOMO Members. Tickets are limited and pre-registration is required.   This event is part of our Mid Mid NOLA event series. 

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Mid Mod NOLA: “Mid-Century Modern Architecture in New Orleans” Talk by John P. Klingman
Jun
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

Mid Mod NOLA: “Mid-Century Modern Architecture in New Orleans” Talk by John P. Klingman

John P. Klingman, Favrot Professor at the Tulane School of Architecture, will present an overview of Mid-Century Modern-style architecture. New Orleans’ Mid-Century Modern landmarks will be explored inside of one of the most important buildings left in New Orleans — the Automotive Life Insurance Building, now the Mid-City Public Library Branch. This event is part of our Mid Mid NOLA event series.

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MAY SKETCH SESSION: LONGUE VUE HOUSE AND GARDENS
May
6
9:00am 9:00am

MAY SKETCH SESSION: LONGUE VUE HOUSE AND GARDENS

Hosted by the Louisiana Architectural Foundation (LAF) and the New Orleans Architecture Foundation (NOAF), these monthly meet-ups are free to anyone who wants to learn more about New Orleans by drawing, painting, photography, etc.

Meet us at Longue Vue House and Gardens to draw, paint and photograph the architectural design and features of Longue Vue House, its dependencies, and the surrounding gardens.  

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NOAF BUILDING TOUR: OC Haley Blvd. Walking Tour
Apr
27
6:00pm 6:00pm

NOAF BUILDING TOUR: OC Haley Blvd. Walking Tour

  • St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (map)
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Join New Orleans Architecture Foundation for a special walking tour of Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. and some of the incredible redevelopment that has happened in the past two decades. The tour will led by Lisa Pompa, Executive Director of the OC Haley Merchants and Business Association, as well as Ella Camburnbeck, Executive Director of Felicity Redevelopment.

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NOAF Lecture Series: Living with Water
Apr
10
6:00pm 6:00pm

NOAF Lecture Series: Living with Water

Please join the New Orleans Architecture Foundation (NOAF) on Monday, April 10th to hear from Global Green USA and Urban Conservancy on DIY solutions for managing storm water at your home or business. NOAF believes dealing with storm water is an important component of architectural design and planning, especially in New Orleans. We have asked these two groups to share lessons learned and other tips on how attendees can make small but effective changes to dealing with water in their daily lives.

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NOAF BUILDING TOUR: Pontchartrain Hotel
Mar
30
5:30pm 5:30pm

NOAF BUILDING TOUR: Pontchartrain Hotel

Join New Orleans Architecture Foundation for an exclusive tour of The Pontchartrain Hotel at 2031 St Charles Ave in the New Orleans Garden District. Named after Louis XIV court’s Count de Pontchartrain, the Pontchartrain Hotel in New Orleans originally opened as a luxury apartment building in 1927. In the 1940s, it was refashioned as a luxury hotel and became a veritable who’s who of prominent locals and visitors. 

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