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Map of Philadelphia Register Properties (Updated July 2018)
Aug 03, 2017
Please note that the Philadelphia Register is updated regularly, and mapping errors are periodically discovered, 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 Properties and Historic Districts
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Phila2035 Historic Preservation Memos (updated 2/15/2018)
Apr 25, 2017
At the request of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission, the staff of the Philadelphia Historical Commission has reviewed the historical development and ongoing preservation initiatives and has developed recommendations to enhance preservation efforts in various Phila2035 Planning Districts. This work further serves to advance the Historical Commission's ongoing effort to survey historic resources throughout the city. Below is a sampling of these memos. Please note that they have not been vetted by the full Historical Commission. 

Far Northeast
Lower Northeast
Lower Southwest
North
North Delaware
South
Upper North
Upper Northwest
West


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Designation matters pending Historical Commission review (as of 2/8/2019)
Jul 19, 2016
The following designation matters are pending review by the Philadelphia Historical Commission.

704 Sansom Street

706 Sansom Street

208-10 Rex Avenue, William L. Hirst/H. Louis Duhring Residence

2101 Washington Avenue, Howell & Brothers Wallpaper Hangings Manufactory

801-15 N 4th St & 319 Brown St, St. Agnes

6950 Germantown Ave, Leibert House

Cast Iron Subway Entrances Thematic District
 - Nomination
 - Inventory

200 S 12th Street

204 S 12th Street, Camac Baths

204 S 12th Street, Residence & Restaurant of Henry S. Minton

4100 Haverford Avenue, West Philadelphia Passenger Railway Co. Depot

150 Dupont Street, Saint David's Protestant Episcopal Church of Manayunk

Amendment to Society Hill Historic District

Jewelers’ Row Historic District
- Nomination and Inventory
- Map

6626 Germantown Avenue, Pelham Pharmacy

2036-40 Cecil B Moore Avenue, McDowell Memorial Presbyterian Church

2224 and 2226 W. Tioga Street, Conkling-Armstrong House

10800 Knights Road
- Chapel of the True Cross
- Drexel House

4619-25 Longshore Avenue, Tacony Club

1045-49 Sarah Street

1018-20 and 1032 N Front Street, Immaculate Conception Church and Rectory

1 N. 30th Street, 30th Street Station Interior

4100 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia City Passenger Railway Company Car House & Stable

156 W School House Lane, Boxwood

155-59 Cecil B Moore Avenue, The Columbia Works

3460 W School House Lane, Alexander Henry House

3819-31 Chestnut Street, St. Leonard's Court

152-78 W Berks Street, Peter Woll & Sons Manufacturing Company, Curled Hair

173 W Berks Street, Peter Woll & Sons, Curled Hair & Bristles
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Updated lists of properties on the Philadelphia Register now available (1/25/2019)
May 07, 2014
Updated lists of the properties on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places (as of 25 January 2019) 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) 

List of Interiors, Objects, and Structures on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places
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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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Meeting Dates and Deadlines
Jan 23, 2014
Submission deadlines and requirements, Architectural Committee meeting dates, and Historical Commission meeting dates.

Download 2019 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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