LPC Permit Guidebook: Revised Tools to Improve Your Application

New York, New York

Date

Monday, January 27, 2020

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Location

Center for Architecture Foundation, LaGuardia Place, New York, NY, USA

Repeats

N/A

Event Description

The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has launched an updated edition of the Permit Application Guide, now titled LPC Permit Guidebook: How to Get Staff-Level Approvals. The Guidebook, which reflect the new rules and amendments adopted by the Commission in January 2019, focuses on the most common types of work that require a permit, such as window replacement, restoration and additions. It includes new guidance on barrier-free access in order to ensure buildings are accessible, and, for the first time, it also addresses sustainability, resiliency, and flood-proofing measures in historic buildings so they may best adapt to the impacts of climate change.

The presentation will be an introduction to the agency’s revised permit guidebook and new application forms. These resources have been revamped to help architects and other applicants submit all the correct application materials for work that the staff can approve and to get LPC permits more quickly. The presentation will give an inside look at the framework of the guidebook and point out entirely new work type sections and content, as well as the application forms and other new online tools.

Speakers:

Sarah Carroll serves as both the Chair and a commissioner of the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). A life-long preservationist and a native New Yorker, she started her career at LPC, where she has served in various capacities over the past 24 years managing a wide range of preservation projects and overseeing the application, implementation and modification of the agency’s regulatory policies. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Art History from Bates College and a Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Historic Preservation from the Savannah College of Art & Design

Cory Herrala is the Director of Preservation at the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), where he has worked since 2007, overseeing a staff of 35+ preservationists and supervisors in the Preservation Department. He participates in interagency initiatives involving resiliency and sustainability, and has lead efforts to incorporate related work at historic buildings into the Commission’s regulatory framework. Cory earned a Master of Historic Preservation degree from the University of Maryland and a professional Master of Architecture degree from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

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Organized byNYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) and AIANY Historic Buildings Committee