Technical Resources

The following manuals 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. 

Guide to Researching Historic Buildings

Rowhouse Manual

Landmarks Preservation Commission Guidelines for Archaeological Work in New York City

Flood Shields, Barriers and Other Resiliency Measures

Passive House and Other Deep Energy Retrofits

Solar Panels

Greening NYC’s Historic Buildings

Flood Hazard Areas

Barrier-Free Access in Historic Buildings

Repairing, Retrofitting and Replacing Windows