Historic district manuals for property owners

A historic district is a collection of historic resources linked by a location or theme. In Philadelphia, these districts are nominated to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.

Manuals for property owners are available for some districts. These guides discuss issues that historic property owners commonly face. They also provide background information on the district.

Name Description Released Format
Diamond Street historic district manual (1996) PDF Manual for property owners in the Diamond Street historic district. February 13, 2019
Girard Estate historic district manual (1999) PDF Manual for property owners in the Girard Estate historic district. February 13, 2019
Old City historic district manual (2003) PDF Manual for property owners in the Old City historic district. February 13, 2019
Rittenhouse-Fitler historic district manual (1995) PDF Manual for property owners in the Rittenhouse-Fitler historic district. February 13, 2019
Society Hill historic district manual (1999) PDF Manual for property owners in the Society Hill historic district. February 13, 2019
Spring Garden historic district manual (2001) PDF Manual for property owners in the Spring Garden historic district. February 13, 2019

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