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Posted: 03/17/2016

NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is the New York City agency that is responsible for designating and regulating the city's landmarks and 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. The Landmarks Preservation Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Adolf Placzek Fellowship- Deadline Extended
Internship Opportunity
New York, NY
Open Until

Adolf Placzek Fellowship

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 2016.  This paid fellowship is an eight-week position at the Landmarks Preservation Commission, and is 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, social media, correspondence, historic photos and other outreach responsibilities related to the designation process. 

The fellow will also assist with the reorganization of research materials related to upcoming 2016 designations.


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


How to apply
Please submit resume and cover letter (e-mail preferred) to: Michael Owen Community Outreach Program Manager 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. While we appreciate every applicant's interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Michael Owen
NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission
1 Centre Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10007

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