Nick Jenisch serves as Project Manager for the City Center, concurrent with his role as a design associate and Project Director for the Tulane Regional Urban Design Center. He has been engaged in public interest design for more than 10 years. Nick's recent work encompasses local community and park planning, project implementation, and international regional planning and urban design. His disaster recovery work includes a post-Katrina plan for St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, recipient of an AIA New Orleans Honor Award. International projects include work throughout China, ranging from the first national-level scenic highway and lakefront development (Changxing) to regional strategic plans developed for cities across the Yangtze Delta (Nanjing, Nantong, Zhenjiang, & Yancheng).
Nick has helped craft design guidelines for multiple cities, and sat on the architectural design review board in Slidell, LA. He has organized and hosted four sessions of the Mayors’ Institute on City Design, a forum of the National Endowment for the Arts. As grant writer for the TRUDC, he has helped Tulane and client cities secure more than $1 million in funding over the past 4 years, and has gained Preserve America designations for the cities of Slidell & Mandeville, LA, Natchez, MS, and the Village of East Hampton, NY, allowing them to preserve and market their historic architectural amenities.