Kelly Carroll

Kelly Carroll

Adjunct Instructor

Kelly Carroll is an award-winning preservationist and community outreach specialist with a decade of experience in the non-profit sector in New York City. She served as the Director of Advocacy and Community Outreach at the Historic Districts Council (HDC) where she facilitated preservation campaigns citywide. Working alongside communities, she was instrumental in the designation of several New York City historic districts and individual landmarks. Prior to joining HDC, she served as Director of Preservation for Landmark West in Manhattan’s Upper West Side. In both roles, she wrote and delivered testimony to the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Kelly received an MS in Historic Preservation from Columbia University with a focus on preservation planning. She teaches historic preservation courses at the Center for Applied Liberal Arts at NYU SPS. 

Currently Teaching

Behind the Scenes in New York: Preserving a City of Historic Neighborhoods

Gain a community-based view of how neighborhoods use the New York City Landmarks Law to determine the future of their communities.