Technical Resources

The following manuals, guides and fact sheets are intended to provide technical assistance to property owners who would like to make changes to their buildings. They explain LPC's rules and regulations and how to get permits as quickly as possible, as well as how homeowners can reduce the carbon footprint of their historic properties without compromising their architectural features. 

Barrier-Free Access in Historic Buildings

Flood Hazard Areas

Flood Shields, Barriers and Other Resiliency Measures

Greening NYC’s Historic Buildings

Guide to Researching Historic Buildings

Guidelines for Archaeological Work in New York City

LPC Public Hearing and Community Board Review Process

Passive House and Other Deep Energy Retrofits

Repairing, Retrofitting and Replacing Windows

Rowhouse Manual

Solar Panels

Storefronts in Historic Districts