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Application Materials for Weccacoe Playground
Feb 16, 2016
The following application will be reviewed by the Architectural Committee at a public meeting on 2-23-2016 in Room 578 of City Hall, and by the full Historical Commission on 3-11-2016 in Room 18-029 of 1515 Arch Street (One Parkway building). 

Cover Letter

Site Plan

Demolition Plan

Full CD-Set

Report

Appendices

Photographs

Nomination for 405-11 Queen St-- Bethel Burying Ground-- Adopted 6-14-13
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Tacony Disston Community Development National Register Historic District
Dec 29, 2015
Tacony Disston Community Development National Register Historic District, to receive comments at the 8 January 2016 Philadelphia Historical Commission meeting. The nomination is available here, and the associated photographs are available here.
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Map of Philadelphia Register Properties now available
Sep 11, 2015
A map of Philadelphia Register-listed properties and historic districts is now available. 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 call the Historical Commission at 215-686-7660.

Map of Philadelphia Register-listed Properties and Historic Districts
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Committee on Historic Designation meeting 9/16/2015
Jul 30, 2015
The following nominations will be considered for designation at the Wednesday, 16 September 2015 meeting of the Historical Commission's Committee on Historic Designation. The meeting will be held at 9:30am in Room 578 of City Hall. This is not a final list of nominations to be considered.

2176-78 E. York Street, Dr. Thomas Shriner House

1600-06 Christian Street, First African Baptist Church

5710 Wissahickon Avenue, Francis R. Strawbridge House

6769 Ridge Avenue, St. Alban's Rectory

Townsend Road, Byberry Township African-American Burial Ground

3600-30 Lancaster Avenue, City nomination 

3600-30 (3612-28) Lancaster Avenue, PVCA nomination

1100-02 N Delaware Ave, Edward Corner Building

4300-02 Osage Ave and 4304-06 Osage Ave, Satterlee Heights

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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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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 (01/06/2016)
May 07, 2014
Updated lists of the properties on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places (as of 6 January 2016) 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) 
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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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2016 Meeting Dates and Deadlines
Jan 23, 2014
2016 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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