Meenakshi Srinivasan

Mayor Appoints ‘Preservationist’ LPC Chair

Posted October 2, 2018 at 5:04 am

It took more than five months, but the Landmarks Preservation Commission has a new leader. Last Wednesday, Mayor de Blasio appointed, and City Council confirmed, Sarah Carroll as the new Chair, replacing predecessor Meenakshi Srinivasan. Local preservationists appear cautiously optimistic with the twenty-four-year LPC vet, as she’s apparently the first LPC head in decades with […]

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LPC Chair Officially Steps Down Today

Posted June 1, 2018 at 5:02 am

Meenakshi Srinivasan, chair of the Landmarks Preservation Commission, resigned back in April after four years on the job. Her official last day in office is today. Srinivasan gave up her seat following a controversial proposal to remove public input from decisions regarding approvals of work on landmark-designated property. Naturally, the real estate industry was firmly […]

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Meenakshi Srinivasan Resigns as LPC Chair Following Controversial Proposal

Last modified April 20, 2018 at 7:11 am

Meenakshi Srinivasan, chair of the Landmarks Preservation Commission, officially resigned yesterday after four years on the job. The Times-Ledger out of Queens broke the news, and the LPC has already confirmed her resignation. This sudden departure of the top landmarks official follows weeks of opposition to a proposal that would effectively remove public input from […]

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