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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, as well as matters related to historic designation.

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

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Notice: Meetings of the Historical Commission and its committees have moved online. View our event calendar for upcoming meetings.

Meeting schedule and guidelines

Title Description Category Author Date Format
Historical Commission 2021 meeting schedule PDF The 2021 dates and submission deadlines for meetings of the Philadelphia Historical Commission and its committees November 30, 2020
Historical Commission remote business instructions PDF Instructions for conducting business remotely with the Philadelphia Historical Commission. 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
FAQs for Architectural Committee meeting - July 27, 2021 PDF FAQs for Architectural Committee meeting scheduled for July 27, 2021 July 14, 2021
FAQs for Committee on Historic Designation meeting - August 30, 2021 PDF FAQs for Committee on Historic Designation meeting scheduled for August 30, 2021 June 28, 2021
Staff report - June 2021 PDF July 2, 2021

Recent agendas and minutes

Building permit applications under review

Designation matters under review

Title Description Category Author Date Format
122 S. 19th St. nomination PDF November 6, 2019
318 E. Durham St. nomination PDF July 6, 2021
318 E. Durham St. owner response PDF July 15, 2021
318 E. Durham St. nominator comment PDF July 8, 2021
318 E. Durham St. public comment PDF July 20, 2021
319 N. 19th St. and 312 N. 18th St. nomination PDF April 8, 2021
319 N. 19th St. and 312 N. 18th St. public comment PDF March 11, 2021
340 Gates St. nomination PDF July 8, 2021
340 Gates St. public comment PDF July 21, 2021
714 Chestnut St. nomination PDF July 7, 2021
714 Chestnut St. owner response PDF July 22, 2021
1010 S. 10th St. nomination PDF July 6, 2021
1206 Chestnut St. nomination PDF January 6, 2021
1517 W. Girard Ave. nomination PDF July 6, 2021
1523 Chestnut St. nomination PDF July 6, 2021
1533-39 N. 7th St. nomination PDF December 31, 2020
1826 Chestnut St. nomination PDF August 11, 2020
1826 Chestnut St. additional information PDF August 8, 2020
1826 Chestnut St public comment PDF November 19, 2020
1923 Chestnut St. nomination PDF July 7, 2021
1923 Chestnut St. owner response PDF July 21, 2021
1923 Chestnut St. public comment PDF July 20, 2021
1946 N. 23rd St. nomination PDF July 6, 2021
3101 W. Passyunk Ave. nomination PDF May 4, 2021
3101 W. Passyunk Ave. historic consultant report PDF March 1, 2021
3101 W. Passyunk Ave. public comment PDF April 8, 2021
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. July 6, 2021
3611 Spring Garden St. supplemental information PDF July 20, 2021
3615-35 Chestnut St. boundary amendment PDF July 14, 2021
3816 The Oak Rd. nomination PDF July 7, 2021
5001 Baltimore Ave. nomination PDF June 9, 2021
5001 Baltimore Ave. public comment PDF June 2, 2021
5706 Germantown Ave. nomination PDF July 6, 2021
6500-90 Old York Rd. nomination PDF July 6, 2021
7600 Germantown Ave. nomination PDF July 6, 2021
8224 Germantown Ave. nomination PDF July 6, 2021
8224 Germantown Ave. owner response PDF July 21, 2021
8835 Germantown Ave. nomination PDF February 22, 2021
Disston-Tacony Industrial Waterfront historic district (Under consideration) PDF Nomination, inventory, and boundary map for the proposed Disston-Tacony Industrial Waterfront historic district. July 1, 2021
French Village historic district (Under consideration) PDF Nomination, inventory, and boundary map for the proposed French Village historic district. April 7, 2021
French Village historic district owner response PDF June 15, 2021
French Village historic district, PCPC comment April 8, 2021 PDF June 15, 2021
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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