Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC)

Description

Established in 1965 to protect the City's architectural and historical resources, the Commission identifies, designates, and regulates buildings, districts, sites, and interiors considered significant for their architectural, historic, cultural, or aesthetic qualities.

The Commission consists of eleven members appointed by the Mayor, ten unsalaried. The membership must include at least three architects, a historian qualified in the field, a city planner or landscape architect, a realtor, and at least one resident of each of the five boroughs.

Vacancies are filled for unexpired terms. The Chair and Vice Chair are designated by the Mayor.

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Addresses

  1 Centre St., 9th Fl. New York, NY 10007    Map this

Contact Numbers

(212) 669-7700
Fax:  (212) 669-7960

Members

Chair - Sarah Carroll
Term ends Jun 28, 2019
Vice Chair - Fred Bland
Term ends Jun 28, 2013
Historian - Adi Shamir Baron
Term ends Jun 28, 2016
Diana Chapin
Term ends Jun 28, 2015
Michael Devonshire
Term ends Jun 28, 2012
Architect - Wellington Z. Chen
Term ends Jun 28, 2017
Architect - Michael Goldblum
Term ends Jun 28, 2014
John Gustafsson
Term ends Jun 28, 2017
Realtor - Jeanne Lutfy
Term ends Jun 28, 2017
Architect - Kim Vauss
Term ends Jun 28, 2017
Architect - Anne Holford-Smith
Term ends Jun 28, 2019

Personnel

Sarah Carroll , Chair. $212,014.
Appointed Oct 10, 2018
(212) 669-7888
Executive Director - Vacant
(212) 669-7902
General Counsel - Mark Silberman
(212) 669-7919
Director, Special Projects & Strategic Planning - Lisa Kersavage
(212) 669-7802
Deputy Counsel/FOIL Officer - John Weiss
(212) 669-7921
Director, Preservation - Jared Knowles
(212) 669-7886
Director, Research - Kate Lemos McHale
(212) 669-7801
Director, Community & Intergovernmental Affairs - Ali Rasoulinejad
(212) 669-7923
Director, Communications - Zodet Negron
(212) 669-7938
Director, Enforcement - Lily Fan
(212) 669-7952
Violations Officer - Katie Rice
(212) 669-7951
Director, Budget - Gardea Caphart
(212) 669-3352
Director, Administration - Margaret McMahon
(212) 669-7943
Executive Assistant to the Chair - Sonia Edghill
(212) 669-7934
Applications, Procedures & Designation Information - Amber Nowak
(212) 669-7817