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Gabrielle Begue

Sr. Associate | New Orleans

P | (504) 655-9707
E | gbegue@mac-ha.com

 

 

Gabrielle Begue, a senior associate in the New Orleans office, has over a decade of experience in the fields of history and architectural history. Prior to joining MacRostie Historic Advisors in 2018, she was principal and co-founder of Clio Associates, a New Orleans-based historic preservation consulting firm focusing on comprehensive federal and state historic rehabilitation tax credit applications, National Register of Historic Places designations, design consulting, and preservation planning. Her projects have won awards from AIA-New Orleans and the Louisiana Landmarks Society.

Working closely with the Houston office, Gabrielle provides consulting services for federal and state historic tax credit certification, National Register, and Section 106 compliance. Her expertise as a historical researcher and writer enables her to decipher complex historic sites, identify creative, evidence-based solutions to challenging design issues, and persuasively present projects to review staffs and committees. Her National Register credentials in Louisiana include the Bank of New Orleans Building/1010 Common Street, the New Orleans Federal Savings & Loan Building, Methodist Home-Hospital, Woodland Plantation, Treme Market, the Baton Rouge Electric Company Public Utilities Complex, Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant, Lafayette Coca-Cola Bottling Plant, Southern Cotton Oil Mill, Alfred C. Priestley Junior High School/Conversion and Consolidation Era of Public Schools in Orleans Parish, 1945–1960 (MPS), and, most recently, the Eddie Robinson Sr. Historic District.

Gabrielle holds a Bachelor of Arts in French Language and Literature from New York University and a Master of Preservation Studies from Tulane School of Architecture. She was previously an assistant editor at academic publisher NYU Press, where she focused on American history, and a freelance editor for Princeton Architectural Press.

Gabrielle serves on the boards of the Louisiana Landmarks Society and the Friends of the Cabildo.