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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 9/14/2018)
Jul 19, 2016
The following designation matters are pending review by the Philadelphia Historical Commission.

704 Sansom Street

706 Sansom Street

23 W Penn St, Germantown Boys Club
Documents regarding 23 W Penn Street, submitted on behalf of property owner:
Existing Building Analysis, 5 April 2017
Civic Visions Report, 21 March 2017
Civic Visions Report, revised 3 May 2017 

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

230-36 Vine, 238 Vine, and 255 Bodine Street, Painted Bride Art Center

2424 E Allegheny Avenue, Our Lady Help of Christians Church

228-36 S 52nd St, Locust Theater

Lutheran Theological Seminary Historic District

6950 Germantown Ave, Leibert House

Ridge Avenue Roxborough Thematic Historic District
-Nomination
-Inventory (377 pages)

3005 W School House Lane, Lycoming

4111-23 Chestnut Street, African Friends to Harmony Burial Ground

836 N Preston Street

3850 The Oak Road, Henry W. Brown House

348 Green Lane, Lepton Terrace

Cast Iron Subway Entrances Thematic District
 - Nomination
 - Inventory

2301-03 N. Broad Street

2305-07 N. Broad Street

4525 Spruce Street

1524-38 Germantown Avenue, Gretz Brewery

6907-11 Torresdale Avenue, Tacony Post Office

701-65 E Westmoreland Street, Ascension of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church

1156-62 S Broad Street, St. Rita's Roman Catholic Church

1164 S Broad Street, David Garrison Residence (aka St. Rita's Rectory)

5920 City Avenue, Louisa Baugh House

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Updated lists of properties on the Philadelphia Register now available (7/31/2018)
May 07, 2014
Updated lists of the properties on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places (as of 31 July 2018) 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) 
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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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2018 Meeting Dates and Deadlines
Jan 23, 2014
2018 submission deadlines and requirements, Architectural Committee meeting dates, and Historical Commission meeting dates. Download calendar here. 
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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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