Eugene D. Cizek, FAIA

Emeritus Professor of Architecture, Adjunct Professor
Ph.D. in Environmental Social Psychology and Urban Design, Tulane University, 1978


Building Preservation Studio; Environmental Conservation Studio; Heritage Education; Thesis Director for MPS Students; Dissertation Co-Director; Ph.D. Program in Historic Preservation; Summer in South America Program (2007)


  • Ph.D. Environmental Social Psychology, Tulane University, 1978
  • D.Sc. City Building, Delft Institute of Technology, 1967
  • Master in Urban Design, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966
  • Master in City Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966
  • Bachelor of Architecture, Louisiana State University, 1964


  • Director, Preservation Studies Program, 1997-2007
  • Co-Director, Ph.D. Program in Historic Preservation, 2000-2007
  • Blue Roof Project, NCPTT
  • Chair, Education Curriculum, and Board of Directors, Priestly School of Architecture and Construction
  • Board of Directors, Faubourg Marigny Improvement Association
  • Board of Directors, Riverfront Coalition
  • Board of Directors, Historic Bourbon Street Foundation


  • Destrehan Plantation, Introduction, HNOC Press, 2007
  • Capturing Oak Alley, Visions of a Great River Road Plantation, Introduction, Oak Alley Foundation, 2002
  • Vestiges of Grandeur, Introduction, Chronicle Books, 1999
  • Louisiana Buildings, 1720-1940: The Historic American Buildings Survey, contributing author, LSU Press, 1997


  • Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism, Division of Historic Preservation, Main Street Award, 2006
  • Fulbright-Hayes Fellowship, Panama, 2003
  • Historic District Landmarks Commission Honor Award, 2002
  • Historic District Landmarks Commission Honor Award, 2001
  • Vieux Carre Commission Honor Award, 1997
  • Historic Natchez Foundation Honor Award, 1999
  • AIA Honor Award, 1997
  • Freedom Foundation Award, 1996
  • Louisiana Landmarks Society Honor Award, 1996
  • Louisiana Preservation Alliance Honor Award, 1988
  • Foundation for Historic Louisiana Honor Award, 1985
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation Honor Award, 1981
  • Vieux Carre Commission Honor Award, 1970
  • Fulbright-Hayes Scholar, Delft, Holland, 1966
  • MIT Foundation Scholar, 1964
  • Sears Roebuck Foundation Scholar, 1964


  • “The Mississippi River as America’s Main Street”
    National Main Street Conference, New Orleans, 2006
  • “La Habana y Nueva Orleans”
    Centro Nacional de Conservacion, Restauracion, y Museologia, Havana, 1998
  • “Havana and New Orleans”
    Historic New Orleans Collection Symposium, 1998
  • “Symposium on Education through Historic Preservation”
    Universidad de la Habana, Cuba, 1997
  • “Koch as Preservationist”
    Tulane School of Architecture, Richard Koch Lecture, 1997
  • The Restoration of Destrehan Plantation
    Louisiana Preservation Alliance, 1983
  • Education through Historic Preservation
    Foundation for Historic Louisiana, 1982
  • Education through Historic Preservation
    National Trust for Historic Preservation, Washington, DC, 1981
  • Martha Robinson Memorial Lecture
    Louisiana Landmarks Society, New Orleans,1980


  • Bennettville House and Store Restoration
    Englewood Plantation, LA, 2007
  • Laura Plantation Reconstruction and Restoration
    Vacherie, LA, 2005
  • Sun Oak Foundation Restoration and Addition
    New Orleans, LA, 1976-2005
  • Belle Alliance Plantation Restoration
    Donaldsonville, LA, 1998
  • Lakefront Creole Cottage Restoration
    Mandeville, LA, 1998
  • Gaudet Residence
    Natchez, MS, 1997
  • Woodland Plantation Restoration
    Myrtle Grove, LA, 1996
  • 1025 St. Louis St. Restoration
    New Orleans, 1996
  • 823 Orleans St. Restoration
    New Orleans, 1994
  • Francis Ford Coppola Residence
    New Orleans, 1993
  • Lombard Plantation Restoration
    New Orleans, LA, 1991-1997
  • Destrehan Plantation

Eugene D. Cizek, FAIA

Emeritus Professor of Architecture, Adjunct Professor
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