April 20, 2023 — NEW ORLEANS — Preservation awards for 15 projects in New Orleans have been announced by the Louisiana Landmarks Society.
For projects completed in 2022, the awards will be presented May 24 at Marigny Opera House at a program and reception. The honorees come from throughout Orleans Parish, including Uptown, the CBD, Algiers and New Orleans East. The opera house is one of the winning projects.
“The award-winning projects have never been more diverse, representing the very best in historic preservation," said René Fransen, president of the society, in a statement. "Our city’s unique architectural landscape is a valuable, economic asset. These projects invest in our city making it richer in so many ways.”
Rose Mary Loving School (formerly Martin Behrman Elementary) 715 Opelousas Ave. The restored and enhanced 1931 building in Algiers has been returned to its status as a school facility. The restored bell tower, terra cotta halls and auditorium are complemented by a learning center and gymnasium. Team: Recovery School District; Waggoner & Ball; Landis Construction; Schrenk, Endom & Flanagan Consulting Engineers; GVA Engineering; Flick Engineering Professionals; Futch Design; Dana Brown & Associates; Jacobs/CSRS; C. Spencer Smith Architects; Stonehenge Capital; US Bank; New Orleans School Facility Finance Foundation; New Orleans Public Schools
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