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LEH Salutes Patty Gay

Patty Gay‘s work as a staunch advocate for preservation has left an indelible mark on New Orleans. As director of the Preservation Resource Center (PRC) for more than thirty years, Gay has led efforts to keep intact the rich architectural character of the city.


The LEH’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011, Gay recently announced her retirement. On behalf of the LEH board and staff, we thank her for her contributions to the shared culture of our state.