Danielle Del Sol - Executive Director Preservation Center of New Orleans
Del Sol is the executive director of the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans. She was named executive director in February 2018 after the PRC’s board undertook an extensive national search; she is only the fourth director in the organization’s 44-year history. She served for seven years before that as editor of Preservation in Print, the monthly magazine of the PRC, taking the publication’s design and content to new levels of sophistication, winning several prestigious awards along the way. She also simultaneously served as the PRC’s communications director.
She is an adjunct lecturer in the Master of Preservation Studies program at Tulane University, of which she is also an alumna. Del Sol serves on the City of New Orleans’ Central Business District Historic District Landmarks Commission, among other volunteer roles. She was a Diversity Scholar with the National Trust for Historic Preservation in 2012. She is a native of Miami, Florida and has degrees from Tulane University and Hendrix College. She lives in Uptown New Orleans with her husband and two daughters in a c. 1905 camelback shotgun that the couple restored in 2015.