Professional Preservation Services

Preserve Louisiana offers services to communities, businesses, and homeowners in the hopes of promoting historical preservation through design and renovations. Our Director of Preservation Field Services works in many areas to achieve this goal.

Services Include:

Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Assistance

Basic Explanation of Programs

Part 1: Determination of Eligibility
Part 2: Description of Proposed Renovation/Restoration
Part 3:  Request for Certification of Completed Work

Design Assistance

Architectural drawings for planning and illustration purposes (not for construction)
Design assistance and associated architectural drawings and plans could be used in Part 2 of Tax Credit Assistance.
Design assistance would also be beneficial to property owners wanting to restore the facades/porches of their homes or businesses.    
Design Guidelines for Municipalities, Historic Districts, and Neighborhoods

Basic Outline of Existing Conditions in Designated Area
Tasks may include an architectural survey, historical research of area, an illustrated list of common attributes and significant neighborhood characteristics, etc.
Publication of prepared survey, research, significant neighborhood characteristics, etc.
Creation of an illustrated guidebook of the proposed guidelines
After thorough analysis of existing conditions and input from interested parties, a publication with design guidelines and illustrations will be produced for the designated area.
National Register Nominations

Research, Document, and Complete a National Register nomination form for a for-profit entity such as a developer and property owner who is looking to make his property eligible to receive Federal and/or State Historic Tax Credits.