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Historical Commission

About the Historical Commission

The Philadelphia Historical Commission - Philadelphia’s Principal Public Steward of Historic Resources. Find Resources, Contact information, Rules & Regulations and more.

Owner and Steward Resources

Resources for Owners and Stewards of Historical properties and homes

Philadelphia Historic Districts

The City of Philadelphia’s historic preservation ordinance, Section 14-1000 of the Philadelphia Code, authorizes the Philadelphia Historical Commission to designate buildings, structures, sites, objects, and districts as historic.

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