Ms. Sydney Landers

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Sydney Andrea Landers is an emerging historic preservation professional with a passion for equity in preservation, affordable housing and midcentury design. Currently, Sydney is now based in Los Angeles and works in historic preservation consulting.

In the Summer of 2021, Sydney interned with the National Trust for Historic Preservation as a Affordable Housing Intern, researching the intersection of affordable housing and historic preservation through the use of rehabilitation tax credits.

Sydney holds a Masters of Science in Historic Preservation and Bachelors of Arts in Art History (with a minor in Architectural History and Certificate in Museum Studies) from the University of Texas at Austin. Sydney's graduate thesis concerns the university housing cooperatives in Ann Arbor, Austin and Berkeley.


University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas, United States
MS Historic Preservation, 2021
2019 To 2021
Dissertation: Preservation as Liberation: University Housing Coops in the US
Advisor: Michael Holleran, Jim Jones and Adam Miller

University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas, United States
BA Art History, 2019
Minor in Architectural History, Certificate in Museum Studies
2016 To 2019


  • Advocacy and Policy
  • Architecture
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Gentrification
  • Historic Sites
  • Modernism and the Recent Past
  • Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Sustainability