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Royal Theatre Financial Hardship Documents (7/1/2015)
Jul 01, 2015
The following documents have been submitted to the Historical Commission regarding a claim of Financial Hardship for the Royal Theatre. The materials were reviewed by the Committee on Financial Hardship on 30 June 2015, and will be reviewed by the full Historical Commission on 10 July 2015.

Cover Letter
Exhibit 1    Exhibit 2    Exhibit 3    Exhibit 4    Exhibit 5
Exhibit 6a    Exhibit 6b    Exhibit 6c    Exhibit 6d     Exhibit 6e
Exhibit 7    Exhibit 8a    Exhibit 8b    Exhibit 9    Exhibit 10
Exhibit 11    Exhibit 12    Exhibit 13a    Exhibit 13b    Exhibit 13c
Exhibit 14a    Exhibit 14b    Exhibit 14c    Exhibit 14d    Exhibit 15 
Exhibit 16    Exhibit 17

Historical Commission's Consultant's Report

SSWBA Letter of Support
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South District Preservation Plan
Apr 06, 2015
At the request of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission, the staff of the Philadelphia Historical Commission prepared a South District Preservation Plan (link below) to inform the Planning Commission's South District and to advance the Historical Commission's ongoing effort to survey historic resources throughout the city.

Please click here to view the plan.

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1314-16 N. Broad, Blue Horizon Nominations
Feb 23, 2015
The following interior and exterior nominations for 1314-16 N. Broad Street, commonly known as the Blue Horizon, will be reviewed by the Philadelphia Historical Commission's Committee on Historic Designation at a public meeting on Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 9:30am in Room 578 of City Hall.

Exterior Nomination Form

Interior Nomination Form
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Lower Northeast District Preservation Plan
Jan 06, 2015
At the request of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission, the staff of the Philadelphia Historical Commission prepared a Lower Northeast District Preservation Plan (link below) to inform the Planning Commission's Lower Northeast District and to advance the Historical Commission's ongoing effort to survey historic resources throughout the city. 

Please click here to view the plan.
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Historic Streets: Plumber's Ditch Restoration Work (9/3/2014)
Sep 03, 2014
The Streets Department has announced a pilot for the 2014 construction season that will allow property owners who live on the City’s historically designated street network to arrange restoration of roadway excavations caused by plumbing repairs with their own contractor. Click here for more information.
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Updated lists of properties on the Philadelphia Register now available (05/13/2015)
May 07, 2014
Updated lists of the properties on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places (as of 13 May 2015) are now available on our website. Please note that the Register is updated regularly. Therefore, the online Register can never be entirely accurate. It is provided online as a courtesy, but is not the official Register. For the latest information on the Register, please telephone the Historical Commission at 215-686-7660.

List of Properties on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places (with OPA-compliant addresses)

List of Properties on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places (without OPA-compliant addresses) 

Comma-Separated Values list of Properties on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places (with OPA-compliant addresses)
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Court Affirms 400 S. 40th St Decision (4/9/2014)
Apr 10, 2014
Read the order of the Court of Common Pleas affirming the Board of License & Inspection's affirmation of the Historical Commission's May 2012 approval of the hardship-demolition application for 400 S. 40th Street.
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2015 Meeting Dates and Deadlines
Jan 23, 2014
2015 Submission deadlines and requirements, Architectural Committee meeting dates, and Historical Commission meeting dates. Download calendar.
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CCP Reversal
Oct 31, 2012
On October 1, 2012, the Court of Common Pleas reversed the decision of the Board of License & Inspection Review and reinstated the decision of the Philadelphia Historical Commission in the Church of the Assumption, 1123 Spring Garden Street case. Download Decision.
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