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Posted: 08/02/2012

City of New York Landmarks Preservation Commission

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is the New York City agency that is responsible for identifying and designating the City's landmarks and the buildings in the City's historic districts. The Commission also regulates changes to designated buildings.

Landmarks Preservationist
Professional Opportunity
New York, NY
$47,141/$54,212 (with 2 years City servi



Under the supervision of the Director and Deputy Director of Preservation, reviews applications to restore, rehabilitate, or alter individual landmarks and properties in historic districts.  Consults with owners and architects, conducts site visits, makes presentations to Commission at public hearings and public meetings, prepares and issues permits for changes that the Commission has found to be appropriate.  Provides technical assistance to owners.  Other duties and special projects in various departments as assigned.



1.   A Masters Degree in historic preservation, architectural history, art history, architecture, or American history, and one year of full-time satisfactory experience working in the field of preservation, restoration, or conservation of historic structures; orconducting research in architectural or art history, or working as an architect or architectural assistant; or teaching at the college level in any of the fields

described in (a); or

2.  A Bachelors of Arts Degree with specialization in one of the fields listed above, and two years of full-time related experience;  or

3.  Education and/or experience equivalent to 1 & 2 above.


The Landmarks Preservation Commission will only respond to qualified candidates.


While we appreciate every applicant's interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.


The Landmarks Preservation Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer


If you were educated in a foreign school, you must submit with your resume an evaluation of your foreign education from an approved organization.

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How to apply
Please submit resume and cover letter (e-mail preferred) to: Margaret McMahon The Landmarks Preservation Commission 1 Centre Street - 9th Floor New York, NY 10007 Fax: 212.669.7943 Email: mmcmahon@lpc.nyc.gov NO PHONE CALLS
Margaret McMahon
1 Centre Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10007

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