Preserving the French Quarter for All
The Mission of French Quarter Citizens, Inc., is to enhance the residential quality of life in the French Quarter, its historical character and architecture; to educate the public and to focus attention on the problems confronting the French Quarter, contribute to their resolution, and to work with other entities in achieving these goals.
Moonlight Magic at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
2017 FRENCH QUARTER CITIZENS GALA
Coleman Adler II, 2017 Honorary Chair
and Rodney Villarreal, French Quarter Citizens Gala Chairman
Susan Guillot, President of French Quarter Citizens and Peter Trapolin, 2017 Honoree
Our annual Gala, the most important fundraiser, supports our organization’s efforts to preserve the French Quarter and protect it from the daily impact of over nine million visitors each year, graffiti, large vehicles, crime and developers.
Sponsors and patrons enjoyed an exclusive Patron Party from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m., with the Gala event following from 7:30 until 11:00.
We had a delightful evening of live music from The Y’at Pack, dancing, ample seating, fabulous food presented by some of our very best local restaurants, and fabulous music clubs – Little Gem Saloon, BB King’s, House of Blues — and our wonderful restaurants, Red Fish Grill, Tableau, Mandina’s, Felix’s Restaurant & Oyster Bar, Doris Metropolitan, Koboshi -and delectable pastries with Maple Street Patisserie and Maurice’s Pastries, coffee from Arrow Café, and a Pineapple Cilantro Margarita from El Gato Negro, an open bar featuring a variety of exciting specialty cocktails and premium liquor and a live and silent auction.
Coleman E. Adler II, President of Adler’s Jewelry, will serve as the 2017 Honorary Chair.
Peter Trapolin, FAIA, Founding Principal of Trapolin-Peer Architects, will serve as our 2017 Honoree.
Coleman E. Adler II and Peter Trapolin play important roles as preservationists and philanthropists in our community and have made effectual contributions towards the preservation of the French Quarter.
French Quarter Citizens, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit neighborhood action group and every dollar goes directly to protecting The Quarter.
MOONLIGHT MAGIC COMMITTEE
GLADE BILBY II, ANGIE BOWLIN, ANN COMERDA, RENE J.L. FRANSEN, ALBIN GUILLOT, SUSAN GUILLOT,
DAVID HASSELBECK, CAROLINE ROSEN, BB ST. ROMAN, LOUISE SAENZ, SHARON SINGLETON,
WALLACE STAMEY, GARY WHEAT