Happy Hour with NOAF and futureNOLA
May
22
5:00 PM17:00

Happy Hour with NOAF and futureNOLA

The Board of the New Orleans Architecture Foundation and the futureNOLA Project invite you to a Happy Hour hosted by Broad St Cider & Ale. $1 from every drink ordered this evening will be donated to the New Orleans Architecture Foundation, to help further our mission of enhancing public appreciation of architecture and design through advocacy and education. 

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Mid Mod NOLA: @TowerFantasy Exhibit and Opening Reception
Jun
2
7:00 PM19:00

Mid Mod NOLA: @TowerFantasy Exhibit and Opening Reception

This exhibit will feature the never-before-exhibited campy and clever images of the Tower Fantasy Instagram account, which has awoken a new public passion for the vacant Plaza Tower. Come dressed as your favorite mid-century modern building to enter the costume contest at the opening reception – the winner will receive a one night stay at The Drifter Hotel.

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3rd Annual Fall Home Tour
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

3rd Annual Fall Home Tour

Please join New Orleans Architecture Foundation, in partnership with New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles, on Saturday, October 20th for a self-guided tour of eight stunning Uptown / Audubon area homes, where you will learn about the history and architectural significance of each. 

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Poydras Street Tour
Apr
28
9:30 AM09:30

Poydras Street Tour

  • Outside Harrah's Casino (Corner of Poydras and Convention Center) (map)
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Whether you are visiting or are a born and raised New Orleanian, this tour will give you an in-depth and interesting look into the history of our Central Business District and the architecture that shapes our city's skyline.

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NOAF Building Tour: Iberville Redevelopment
Apr
19
6:00 PM18:00

NOAF Building Tour: Iberville Redevelopment

Join us for a tour of the Iberville Redevelopment in Tremé. The Iberville Projects were one of the low-income Housing Projects of New Orleans. These projects were the last of the New Deal era public housing left in New Orleans. The multi-phase Iberville Onsite redevelopment, led by the Housing Authority of New Orleans and HRI Properties transforms the 23-acre Iberville Public Housing Development, built in 1942 and located adjacent to New Orleans’ famous French Quarter, into a vibrant, mixed-use, mixed-income community.

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What Will We Build Together?
Apr
9
6:00 PM18:00

What Will We Build Together?

  • Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

As New Orleans gears up to celebrate 300 years, everyone seems to be reflecting on the past and future of our city. The team at the Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design, in partnership with the futureNOLA team, has been looking at our recent projects and awesome partners up on the wall for our spring exhibit and thinking about what the future could hold for Small Center as they look forward to their new Director, Ann Yoachim!

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Mid Mod NOLA: Private Tour of the Superdome
Mar
22
6:00 PM18:00

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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NOAF Lecture Series - Spackman Mossop Michaels
Feb
6
5:30 PM17:30

NOAF Lecture Series - Spackman Mossop Michaels

  • Center for Architecture and Design (map)
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Please join the New Orleans Architecture Foundation on Tuesday, February 6th, to hear from local landscape architect, Wes Michaels, Principal of Spackman Mossop Michaels (SMM) on his practice, design process and philosophy, and the unique challenges and opportunities of practicing architecture in New Orleans, Detroit, and around the world.

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futureNOLA Partnership Happy Hour
Jan
22
5:00 PM17:00

futureNOLA Partnership Happy Hour

Considering our geography, cultural identity, smart growth, and equity, futureNOLA seeks proposals that envision opportunities and solutions to current and future challenges for this city by native New Orleanians, transplants, expatriates, experts, and lovers of New Orleans across the globe.

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December Sketch Session: Let's Draw Frenchman St!
Dec
2
9:00 AM09:00

December Sketch Session: Let's Draw Frenchman St!

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.

We're going to meet at Cafe Rose Nicaud (632 Frenchmen St) at 9 AM to draw, paint and photograph this gorgeous, historic neighborhood full of great architecture!

(Featured Sketch courtesy of Ruby Rudnick)

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NOAF Building Tour: The New Orleans Advocate
Nov
30
6:00 PM18:00

NOAF Building Tour: The New Orleans Advocate

Join us for an exclusive tour of The New Orleans Advocate offices on 840 St. Charles Ave.! The tour will be lead by Architect and Artist Tore Wallin. The newly renovated building was originally the Klein Motors car dealership designed by famed architects, Curtis and Davis, known for their designs of the Rivergate and Superdome.

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November Sketch Session: Let's Draw Lakeview
Nov
4
9:00 AM09:00

November Sketch Session: Let's Draw Lakeview

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.

We're going to meet at Starbucks in Lakeview (800 Harrison Ave) at 9 AM to draw, paint and photograph this gorgeous, historic neighborhood full of great architecture!

(Featured Sketch courtesy of Peter Fortier, AIA)

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NOAF Building Tour: The Shop at CAC
Oct
30
6:00 PM18:00

NOAF Building Tour: The Shop at CAC

Join us for an exclusive tour of the newly opened "The Shop" in the Warehouse District! The Shop is a comprehensive co-working development at the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC). Targeting technology, arts, and cultural-based businesses; it serves as a hub of entrepreneurship in the developing Downtown innovation corridor. The tour will be lead by Project Architects from Eskew+Dumez+Ripple. 

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October Sketch Session: Magazine St. at Sophie Wright Park
Oct
14
9:00 AM09:00

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
9:00 AM09:00

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
6:00 PM18:00

Mid Mod NOLA: Modernist Block Tour in the Black Pearl

  • 7521 Dominican Street New Orleans, LA, 70118 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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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