Friday, June 5: The Mayor has extended a mandatory citywide curfew. Effective at 8:00 p.m. through tomorrow at 6 a.m. Only people with essential duties will be permitted outdoors.
In effect: 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 5 to 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 6
In effect: 1:00 p.m. on Monday, June 01 until further notice

Public meetings

The Philadelphia Historical Commission and its committees hold public meetings. At these meetings, they review:

  • Building permit applications for work to historically designated properties.
  • Matters relating to historic designation. This includes nominations to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.

Interested parties can comment on matters before the Historical Commission in person at public meetings. Or, comments may be submitted in writing at least seven days before the public meeting. Written remarks may be sent to preservation@phila.gov.

This page hosts the most recent agendas and applications. You can also view older agendas and minutes and successful nominations.

Notice: Meetings of the Historical Commission and its committees have moved online. You can view recordings of our remote meetings.

Meeting schedule and guidelines

Title Description Category Author Date Format
FAQs for Historical Commission meeting - June 12, 2020 PDF FAQs for the Historical Commission meeting at 9:00 A.M. on Friday, June 12, 2020. June 4, 2020
FAQs for Committee on Historic Designation meeting - June 17, 2020 PDF FAQs for the Committee on Historic Designation meeting at 9:30 A.M. on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 June 5, 2020
Historical Commission remote business instructions PDF Instructions for conducting business remotely with the Philadelphia Historical Commission. May 11, 2020
Historical Commission 2020 meeting schedule PDF The 2020 dates and submission deadlines for meetings of the Philadelphia Historical Commission and its committees. May 11, 2020
Historical Commission guidelines for conduct at public meetings PDF Guidelines for conduct at public meetings of the Historical Commission. July 9, 2019

Meeting agendas

Title Description Category Author Date Format
Historical Commission agenda - June 12, 2020 PDF June 5, 2020
Committee on Historic Designation agenda - June 17, 2020 PDF June 5, 2020

Building permit applications under review

Title Description Category Author Date Format
62 W. Queen Ln. building permit application PDF May 18, 2020
107 Chestnut St. building permit application PDF June 5, 2020
123-29 Chestnut St. building permit application (Continued to future PHC meeting) PDF February 18, 2020
135 S. 18th St. building permit application PDF May 18, 2020
717 Walnut St. building permit application PDF May 18, 2020
717 Walnut St. building permit application (Revised) PDF June 5, 2020
1509 Green St. building permit application PDF May 18, 2020
1509 Green St. building permit application (Revised) PDF June 5, 2020
1618-22 Chestnut St. building permit application PDF May 18, 2020
1618-22 Chestnut St. building permit application (Revised) PDF June 5, 2020
1810 Chestnut St. building permit application PDF May 18, 2020
1810 Chestnut St. building permit application (Revised) PDF June 5, 2020
1901-05 Walnut St. building permit application PDF May 18, 2020
1901-05 Walnut St. building permit application (Revised) PDF June 5, 2020
1935 Diamond St. building permit application PDF May 18, 2020
1935 Diamond St. building permit application (Revised) PDF June 5, 2020
2100 Diamond St. building permit application PDF May 18, 2020
2100 Diamond St. building permit application (Revised) PDF June 5, 2020
2100-02 Locust St. building permit application PDF May 18, 2020
2225 Spruce St. building permit application PDF May 18, 2020
2225 Spruce St. building permit application (Revised) PDF June 5, 2020
4101-05 Ludlow St. building permit application PDF May 18, 2020
4328 Main St. building permit application PDF May 18, 2020
4328 Main St. building permit application (Revised) PDF June 5, 2020
SW corner of 13th and Locust Streets building permit application PDF May 18, 2020

Designation matters under review

Title Description Category Author Date Format
40-42 S. 2nd St. rescission request PDF March 5, 2020
122 S. 19th St. nomination PDF November 6, 2019
156 W. School House Ln. nomination PDF May 6, 2020
208-10 Rex Ave. nomination PDF April 9, 2019
231-53 1/2 Church Ln. nomination PDF June 5, 2020
315 and 317 N. 33rd St. nomination PDF November 20, 2019
324 N. 13th St. nomination PDF June 5, 2020
500 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd. nomination PDF May 18, 2020
527-37 W. Girard Ave. nomination PDF May 6, 2020
527-37 W Girard Ave. letters of support PDF May 18, 2020
744-46 S. 8th St. nomination PDF June 4, 2020
801-15 N. 4th St. and 319 Brown St. nomination PDF April 9, 2019
807-11 Bainbridge St. and 620-24 S. 8th St. nomination PDF June 4, 2020
1045-49 Sarah St. nomination PDF November 19, 2019
1132 Marlborough St. nomination PDF April 30, 2020
1208 Walnut St. nomination PDF June 4, 2020
1513 Walnut St. nomination PDF January 3, 2020
1533-39 N. 7th St. nomination PDF April 30, 2020
1601 S. 13th St. nomination PDF June 4, 2020
1615-31 N. Delaware Ave. nomination PDF June 5, 2020
1617 Walnut St. nomination PDF May 7, 2020
1700-06 N. Howard St. nomination PDF June 5, 2020
1801-03-N-Howard-St-nomination PDF April 30, 2020
1809-11 N. Howard St. nomination PDF January 3, 2020
1810 Chestnut St. nomination PDF June 5, 2020
1813-53 N. Howard St. nomination (Updated) PDF March 12, 2020
1822 Chestnut St. nomination (Updated) PDF June 5, 2020
1824 Chestnut St. nomination (Updated) PDF June 5, 2020
1822 and 1824 Chestnut St. supplemental info. PDF June 5, 2020
2501-61 N. 15th St. nomination PDF March 3, 2020
2528-32 N. 4th St. nomination PDF June 5, 2020
3101 and 3143 W. Passyunk Ave. nomination PDF June 5, 2020
3412 Haverford Ave. nomination PDF May 7, 2020
3414 Haverford Ave. nomination PDF May 7, 2020
3611-31 Spring Garden St. historic district (Under consideration) PDF Nomination, inventory, and boundary map for the proposed 3611-31 Spring Garden St. historic district. March 5, 2020
3701-15 Chestnut St. nomination PDF September 17, 2019
4649 Umbria St. nomination PDF June 5, 2020
5250 Unruh Ave. nomination PDF April 30, 2020
5603-05 Germantown Ave. nomination PDF June 5, 2020
5607-13 Germantown Ave. nomination PDF January 3, 2020
5708 Germantown Ave. nomination PDF June 5, 2020
Automobile Row Thematic historic district (Under consideration) PDF Nomination, inventory, and map of the proposed Automobile Row Thematic historic district. March 5, 2020
Automobile Row Thematic historic district - 142-44 N Broad St. owner response PDF February 28, 2020
Carnegie Library Thematic historic district (Under consideration) PDF Nomination, inventory, and map of the proposed Carnegie Library Thematic historic district. March 5, 2020
Central Mt. Airy Commercial historic district nomination (Under consideration) PDF Nomination, inventory, and boundary map for the proposed Central Mt. Airy Commercial historic district. February 7, 2020
French Village historic district (Under consideration) PDF Nomination, inventory, and boundary map for the proposed French Village historic district. February 11, 2020
Jewelers' Row historic district (Under consideration) PDF Nomination, inventory, and boundary map for the proposed Jewelers' Row historic district. March 28, 2019
Jewelers' Row consultant report received February 14, 2020 PDF February 14, 2020
Jewelers' Row nominator expert testimony presented February 19, 2020 PDF February 24, 2020
Jewelers' Row historic district - PCPC comment January 22, 2020 PDF March 6, 2020
Jewelers' Row historic district - Continuance request March 6, 2020 PDF March 6, 2020

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