Preservation Newsletter Archive

October 2019 Preservation Newsletter

  • Task Force Recommendations making their way through City Council
  • More Properties Join Philadelphia Register of Historic Places
  • Historic Philly Underground Railroad House Saved from the Brink of Collapse
  • New Plan for 500 S. Broad Street Includes District Health No. 1
  • Young Friends Host Rust Belt Takeover in Philadelphia
  • Young Friends’ ‘In With the Old’ Fundraiser Charts a Successful Course

September 2019 Preservation Newsletter

  • Trinity Oxford Parish House Slated for Reuse
  • Demolition Averted after Settlement for Edward Corner Building
  • Task Force Legislation Shaping Up
  • Overbrook Farms Historic District Back on the Agenda
  • Philadelphia History Museum: What’s Next?
  • Urban Archaeology & Historic Preservation Panel
  • YFPA’s Sixth Annual ‘In with the Old’; Thursday, October 3,  6:00PM – 9:00PM, Independence Seaport Museum 
  • Rust Belt Takeover, October 4 – 6, All Over Philly!

August 2019 Preservation Newsletter

  • Advocacy Update
  • Uptown Theater Receives Grant Toward Restoration
  • YFPA Partners with Friends of Rittenhouse Square
  • Scholarships Available for APTI Annual Conference
  • Friday, September 20th, 8:00-10:00 AM –  Alliance Partners Breakfast Series: Urban Archaeology

July 2019 Preservation Newsletter

  • Two New Designations
  • PA State Historic Tax Credit Reauthorized
  • Designation of Trinity Church Oxford Parish House Upheld
  • Wednesday Evening Strolls & Tours Behind the Scenes

June 2019 Preservation Newsletter

  • Two More Nominations Recommended for Approval
  • Tickets on sale for September 28: Architectural Dinner  at the Philadelphia Lazaretto
  • Welcome 2019 YFPA Steering Committee Members
  • Six Area Projects Awarded Historic Tax Credits
  • 2019 Preservation Achievement Awards: Videos and Photos

May 2019 Preservation Newsletter

  • Six Properties & One Historic District Newly Added to Philadelphia Register
  • Preservation Watch:
    A sampling of vulnerable historic properties for which the Alliance is now advocating
  • YFPA Shows Philly Parks Some Love
  • Alliance Partner Series: Learning About Preservation Easements
  • Tickets on Sale Now for the 2019 Preservation Achievement Awards, Wednesdauy, June 5

April 2019 Preservation Newsletter

  • 30th Street Station Interior Designated as Historic
  • Somber News on Jewelers Row
  • PA Historic Tax Credit Reauthorization Effort Takes Major Step
  • Celebrate Preservation Month with the Alliance 
  • Tickets on Sale Now for the 2019 Preservation Achievement Awards, Wednesdauy, June 5

March 2019 Preservation Newsletter

Announcing the 2019 Preservation Achievement Award Winners 
  • 30th Street Station Interior and St. Leonard’s Court Recommended for Listing; Jewelers Row District Continued to August
  • Modernist “Round Building” Needs Some Love
  • Building Philadelphia Speaker Series, Limited Tickets Available
  • Extant Magazine Spring 2019 

February 2019 Preservation Newsletter

  • Easement Finalized on Historic Suburban Estate
  • YFPA Church of the Gesu Tour 
  • “Pennsylvania Weighs Up to $30 Million a Year in Tax Breaks for Historic Preservation Projects”
  • “After Court Decision, Apartments at Fishtown’s St. Laurentius Church Could Finally Become a Reality”
  • “Delaware Waterfront Agency Promises Public a Role in Plans for Historic Port Site Archaeology”

January 2019 Preservation Newsletter

2019 Preservation Awards Call for Nominations

  • An Update from the Historical Commission: Nine New Nominations Approved 
  • Building Philadelphia Speaker Series Passes & Tickets
  • Balance Lost Buildings With Those Saved In 2018
  • Jefferson Announces New M.S. in Historic Preservation