January Sketch Session: Let's Draw the Botanical Garden!
Jan
6
10:00 AM10:00

January Sketch Session: Let's Draw the Botanical Garden!

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 the New Orleans Botanical Garden (5 Victory Ave) at 10 AM to draw, paint and photograph this incredible treasure of New Orleans!

(Featured Sketch courtesy of Charlotte Throop)

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futureNOLA Partnership Happy Hour
Jan
8
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)
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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
6:00 PM18:00

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
6:00 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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Mid Mod NOLA: “Mid-Century Modern Architecture in New Orleans” Talk by John P. Klingman
Jun
8
6:00 PM18:00

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
9:00 AM09:00

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
6:00 PM18:00

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
6:00 PM18:00

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
5:30 PM17:30

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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