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Historic Preservation


The Roundhouse, Philly's former police headquarters, is now one step away from historic preservation

Roundhouse Preservation


South Jersey historic sites could receive portion of $15.8 million in state funding for preservation efforts

Lucy The Elephant Grant


Victorian buildings in Roxborough get protection while Philadelphia Historical Commission considers designation

Roxborough victorian historic preservation


Hallahan Catholic school buildings added to Philly historic places register following overwhelming support

Hallahan Historic Register

Arts & Culture

Photo exhibit of razed Philly buildings is a call to action, artist says

Stop Demolishing Philly


Seven Philly organizations receive state historic preservation grants

Eastern State Penitentiary Grant


Historic SEPTA trolleys being replaced by buses for at least a year

Historic SEPTA Trolley Route 15


Historic 30th Street Station split-flap board temporarily relocated to Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

30th Street Flapboard railroad museum

Penn Museum

How do you move an ancient 25,000 pound sphinx? Very carefully.

Carroll - Moving the Sphinx of the Pharaoh Ramses II at Penn Museum

Historical Buildings

Nine historic Philly structures receive state grants for preservation

Powel House Old City

Eastern State Penitentiary

PHOTOS: This guy just climbed Eastern State Penitentiary

Carroll - Artist Alexander Rosenberg Climbing Eastern State Penitentiary


Apartments proposed at Kensington property with historic milk bottle water tower

Harbison's milk bottle tower


South Philly building gets nod for National Register of Historic Places

Frankford Chocolate Factory


UPDATE: City Historical Commission effectively kills church deal with Royal Farms


Historic Preservation

15 PHOTOS: Rare roof restoration uses material from Japan's Imperial forest

Carroll - Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

Eastern State Penitentiary

PHOTOS: Eastern State Penitentiary re-opens 'Hospital Block'

Carroll - Eastern State Penitentiary Cellblock 3

Historic Preservation

Philadelphia establishes historic preservation task force



How potential legislation could have big impact on historical Philly churches

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Historical Commission takes no action on Jewelers Row buildings up for demolition

Jewelers row Sept 17


Toll Brothers gets permit to demolish Jewelers Row properties

Stock_Carroll - Jewelers Row

Historic Preservation

Two Jewelers Row properties recommended for Historic Register

Jewelers row Sept 17


Philadelphia mayor: City can't halt Jewelers Row demolition project

Jewelers row Sept 17

Historic Preservation

Priceless 'Dream Garden' mural covered up as construction resumes


Historic Preservation

PAFA: Construction work damaged 'priceless' Curtis Center mural

mural crack july 2016

Historic Preservation

L&I halts Curtis Center project citing potential damage to priceless mural

Dream garden mural July 2016 1

Urban Planning

Philly to adopt disaster protection plan for historic buildings



Save St. Laurentius: New group 'jeopardizes' preservation efforts

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The Arts

Fearless Leader: Uptown Entertainment & Development Corp.'s Linda Richardson

Carroll - Uptown Theater

Historic Preservation

Archdiocese signals pending battle over churches' historic designations

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