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Gretchen Hirt, Gambel Communications
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WHO: Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans (PRC)
WHAT: Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans (PRC) presents its 39th Annual Holiday Home Tour. This annual tradition kicks off on Saturday and Sunday and features seven Garden District homes, plus a bonus house, open for tour-goers to enjoy history and architecture, accompanied by the tunes of talented New Orleans musicians.
The tour also includes access to an extensive holiday boutique featuring dozens of local artists, craftsmen and retailers; as well as regional cuisine, located at the tour headquarters at Trinity Episcopal Church.
HOMES ON TOUR: Adele C. Uddo 2401 Prytania St.
Mr. & Mrs. Cedric Martin 1410 Second St.
Dr. Thomas Lyons 1429 Seventh St.
Richard C. Colton, Jr. 1406 Seventh St.
Mrs. Arthur Fort 1328 Harmony St.
Mr. & Mrs. John J. Charpentier 2626 St Charles Ave.
Richard Buchsbaum & Bethaney Vincent 1539 Fourth St.
BONUS HOUSE: Trinity Counseling & Training Center 1326 Josephine St.
WHEN: Saturday, December 13 - Sunday, December 14, 2014
Boutique: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM | Home Tour: 10 AM to 4 PM | Café: 11 AM to 2 PM
WHERE: Self-guided tour through the Garden District.
Headquarters will be at Trinity Episcopal Church, in Bishop Polk Hall, 1329 Jackson Ave.
WHY: Celebrate PRC's 40th anniversary and its 39th Annual Holiday Home Tour. As always, the Holiday Home Tour helps fund PRC in restoring, rebuilding and revitalizing New Orleans' historic architecture and neighborhoods. Since its founding in 1974, the organization has restored nearly 1,500 properties citywide and has assisted countless individuals with their own renovation efforts through its outreach and advocacy programs.
HOW: To purchase tickets for the Holiday Home Tour, call 504.581.7032, visit www.prcno.org, or click HERE. Advance tour ticket prices start at $30 for PRC members and groups of 10 or more and $40 for non-members. Day-of tickets may be purchased at the headquarters at Trinity Episcopal Church for $45.
Note: Tickets are valid for either day or both days during the weekend of the tour.
Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans (PRC) celebrates 40 years of promoting the preservation, restoration and revitalization of New Orleans' historic architecture and neighborhoods. Founded in 1974, PRC is a non-profit organization that has restored nearly 1,500 properties citywide and has assisted countless individuals with their own renovation efforts through its outreach and advocacy programs. PRC provides resources and education to convey the economic, cultural and aesthetic importance of historic preservation in New Orleans and throughout the world. For more information about PRC and its revitalization efforts, call 504.581.7032 or visit www.prcno.org. Connect with PRC on Facebook and Twitter (@PRCNO). You can also find PRC on Instagram, Flickr and Pinterest.