Preservation Alliance of Lafayette

Preserving The Doorway To Our Past

As a nonprofit organization our mission is to:

  • Promote strong historic preservation values
  • Serve as an advocate for the preservation of local historic properties
  • Promote the culture and history of Acadiana
  • Serve as a resource center for historic preservation


Lafayette Historic Register Book
Updated Edition Dec 2023

Get Your Copy Today at the Following Shops:


Downtown Historic District Shops:

Sans Souci Fine Crafts Gallery – E. Vermilion St.
Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Gift Shop
Beausolieu Books
UL Lafayette Science Museum

University District:

Hilliard University Art Museum Gift Shop – St. Mary Blvd.

UL Press at Center of Louisiana Studies – Historic J. Arthur Roy House

Bendel Garden District:

Life Designed in Louisiana

Freetown-Port Rico District:

Maison Creole de Freetown Museum

Gift Shops:

Louisiana Hot Stuff

Vermillionville Historic Village Gift Shop

Acadian Village Gift Shop

All Seasons Nursery 

Pieces of Eight


Lafayette Historic Register Book
You can order by mail by sending a check to: ($33.00)
P.O. Box 2541
Lafayette, LA 70502

Phase III
“Greenbriar District” Lamp Post Restoration Project

Please help PAL reach the finish line in restoring the beautiful historic Lamp Posts in the Greenbriar Garden District! We have successfully restored over 40 Lamp Posts with approx.. 25 remaining to finish. This project has been funded by local donations, grants, and awards. The city has upgraded the lights to heritage style LED lighting!

The Azalea Trail streets have all been completed and we thank everyone who supported this project. Let’s finish the remaining Lamp Posts in this lovely garden district.

Please adopt a Lamp Post for $150.00 or donate any amount you can.


You can give online below.

or by U S Mail Check Payable to :

Preservation Alliance of Lafayette

P.O. Box 2541

Lafayette, LA  70502



Thank you in advance for your support of preserving our historic beauty.

Mrs. Denise Lanclos, President of PAL

(337) 277-7323

Lamp post project

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See Our photos on Google maps

Joe & Annie Spell

Megan & Dwight Andrus, IV

Marcia L. Fontenot
Mar Services

John & Colleen Chappuis

Dr. Reed Nelson

Patrick & Suzanne Michot


Martha g. green

Dr. & Mrs. zeke ducote

Karen Gamble

Tommy & ann Marie hightower

Sean & Michele Ezell

Mr. & Mrs. mark pritchard

stephanie cornay dugan

Mr. Paul J. Breaux

Valerie Breazeale

Valerie Breazeale

Jeff & April Kreger

Karen Gambel

Dr. John Azar

Blake & Amber David

Christopher & Laura Ann Edwards

Jimmy & Patti Domengeaux

Leah & Frank Gerami, III

Take A Look Into The Past

Published with permission from the Lafayette Preservation Commission