Landmarks and historic sites are preserved to protect the City's architectural, historical, and cultural heritage.

You can propose a site for historic or landmark status.


Get Landmarks Preservation Commission forms, publications, and reports.

Get historic district maps.

By Phone

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for help.

A building or other object may be designated as a landmark because it has special historical or artistic value as part of the development, heritage, or culture of the city, state, or nation.

To be eligible, at least part of the property must be 30 years or older.

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