Open Positions


We are currently accepting applications for a full-time Associate in our Los Angeles office, serving in the role of Architectural Historian and/or Historic Preservation Planner. Responsibilities include managing a wide variety of historic preservation projects for clients such as city agencies, land use attorneys, private property owners, and developers. Work includes report research and writing; proposal writing and responding to RFPs; client communication; managing project budgets and working with a bookkeeper to invoice clients; project site visits, most of which are in the Los Angeles area; and administrative/office management tasks (filing, answering phones, managing calendars, assisting with ordering supplies, etc.). Specific types of projects include the following:

  • Historic resource assessments
  • Local landmark, California Register, and National Register nominations
  • Investment Tax Credit applications
  • CEQA and NEPA review, including identification of historic resources, evaluation of proposed alterations to historic resources, and development of project alternatives
  • Design collaboration with development teams to achieve projects in conformance with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties
  • Section 106 compliance
  • Historic resource surveys
  • Mills Act Historical Property Contract applications and property inspections


The ideal candidate will meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards in the areas of Architectural History, History, and/or Historic Architecture, have a graduate degree in architectural history, history, historic preservation, or a related field, and have at least two years’ experience in increasing levels of responsibility in the field. The position requires strong research, writing and communication skills. Knowledge of word-processing and related computer applications is essential (Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Publisher); knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and ArcGIS are highly recommended. The applicant must have knowledge of relevant historic preservation legislation and regulations. We offer a competitive salary, health insurance and a friendly work environment.


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