Thank you for your interest in historic preservation. Answers to most questions can be found here, on our website.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission is located on the 9th Floor of the Municipal Building at the corner of Centre Street and Chambers Street, across from City Hall, in Manhattan.
Landmarks Preservation Commission
1 Centre Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10007
Frequently Requested Information
Our application form for work on designated properties can be found here.
To check the status of an application, please email email@example.com or call 212-669-7817. Please note our review process is typically 20-30 working days. If additional information is needed or your permit is ready for pickup, you will be contacted by Commission staff.
If you would like to review the Commissions records or purchase audio from a public hearing or meeting, please fill out and submit a Records Access Request form, found here. Requests to review the Commission's records may take 4-6 weeks to answer. You will be contacted by Commission staff to schedule an appointment to view the files at a mutually convenient time.
To request a landmark status letter, please view the instructions here.
To nominate a building for landmark status, please fill out a Request for Evaluation form, found here.
For copies of violations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have additional questions, please email us at email@example.com, or call 212-669-7817.
Visit the Landmarks Preservation Commission
The Municipal Building is very well served by subway. The 4/5/6 Brooklyn Bridge Station and the J/M/Z Chambers Street are directly below the Municipal Building. The A/C/E and 1/2/3 all stop further west on Chambers Street. The City Hall stop for the R & W trains is also close by. A number of buses also serve the City Hall area. Please follow the link below to the MTA's Lower Manhattan transit map for more information.
MTA Lower Manhattan Transit Map
Normal business hours are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays.
If you are planning to visit the agency, please make sure to bring two forms of photo ID.