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Posted: 03/07/2014

Adolf Placzek Fellowship, Preservation Department

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is the New York City agency that is responsible for designating and regulating the city's landmarks nd historic districts. These properties have special historic, architectural, cultural, and/or aesthetic significance as part of the heritage of the city, state or nation. The agency consists of eleven Commissioners and a full-time staff. The Landmarks Preservation Commission was established in 1965 when Mayor Robert Wagner signed the local law creating the Commission and giving it its power.

Adolf Placzek Fellowship Internship
Internship Opportunity
New York, NY
$4,000/ 8 weeks

The New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation, in conjunction with the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commi ssion, is pleased to announce a fellowship position for Summer, 2014.  This paid fellowship is an eight-week position at the Landmarks Preservation Commission, open to graduate degree candidates in historic preservation, architecture, architectural history or a related field.


            The Fellow will have the opportunity to learn about all aspects of the Commission's work, including: regulation, enforcement, designation, and community outreach.  Specific responsibilities will depend upon the Commission's workload, but will focus on the regulatory work of the Commission with a concentration on updating the Commission's rules for proposed work at designated properties and the permit application guide


            The fellowship pays $4,000, commences in June, and requires a commitment of 35 hours per week.



The Landmarks Preservation Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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How to apply
Please submit resume and cover letter (e-mail preferred) to: Michael Owen Community Outreach Coordinator The Landmarks Preservation Commission 1 Centre Street 9th Floor North New York, NY 10007 mowen@lpc.nyc.gov NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE The Landmarks Preservation Commission will only respond to qualified candidates.
Michael Owen
1 Centre Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10007

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