Entries by Liz

Award Winning Preservation Projects in New Orleans

“The 2018 Louisiana Landmarks Society Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation honors 22 exceptional projects in New Orleans. These awards honor projects completed in Orleans Parish in 2017, which represent outstanding examples of restoration or rehabilitation of historic buildings and new construction. ”  Liz and Raul Canache, owners; LK Harmon Architects; Bernardio Marcia, contractor Vacant […]

Owners of St. Philip Street police station want to turn it into bed and breakfast

When Liz Canache first laid eyes on the “Police Jail and Patrol Station” built in the turn of the 20th century in Esplanade Ridge, she knew she had to buy it. The 6,291-square foot Queen Anne and French Renaissance Revival-style building, located at 2552 St. Philip Street, was falling apart. The structure had crumbled around the […]

This Jail House Rocks

Story courtesy of Danielle Del Sol at Preservation in Print. Preservation in Print first reported on Liz and Raul Canache’s purchase of a former Tremé police station at 2552 Saint Philip St. from a 2014 City auction in its November 2015 issue, and PRC was fortunate enough to host a happy hour there that same month […]

St. Philip Street police station from 1902 auctioned

A “Police Jail and Patrol Station” built in the turn of the 20th century in the Esplanade Ridge neighborhood was auctioned off  Friday, according to city officials. The 6,291-square foot Queen Anne and French Renaissance Revival-style building, located at 2552 St. Philip Street, was given a market value of $175,000 in September 2012.  It is […]