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Posted: 03/16/2015

NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission
Communications Department

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is the largest municipal preservation agency in the nation. It is responsible for protecting New York City's architecturally, historically, and culturally significant buildings and sites by granting them landmark or historic district status, and regulating them once they're designated. The agency is comprised of a panel of 11 commissioners who are appointed by the Mayor and supported by a staff of approximately 67 preservationists, researchers, architects, historians, attorneys, archaeologists and administrative employees. There are more than 31,000 landmark properties in New York City, most of which are located in 111 historic districts and 20 historic district extensions in all five boroughs. The total number of protected sites also includes 1,338 individual landmarks, 117 interior landmarks and 10 scenic landmarks.

Adolf Placzek Fellowship
Internship Opportunity
New York City, NY

The New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation, in conjunction with the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, is pleased to announce a fellowship position for Summer, 2015. 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 the fellow will primarily be assisting the Communications Department. Duties will include assisting with website updates, presentations, correspondence, historic photos, and other outreach responsibilities related to the Commissions 50th Anniversary. The fellowship pays $4,000, commences in June, and requires a commitment of 35 hours per week.

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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

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