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City of Philadelphia


Designation Process

Anyone may nominate a building, structure, site, object or district to the Philadelphia Register.

Designation Criteria

The Commission’s ordinance, Section 14-2007(5) of the Philadelphia Code prescribes the criteria for listing on the Philadelphia Register.

Designation FAQ

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding historic property designation.

Contact Us

City Hall, Room 576
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Telephone: 215.686.7660
Facsimile: 215.686.7674

Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.