Philadelphia Resources

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA

City of Philadelphia http://www.phila.gov
Philadelphia Historical Commission http://www.phila.gov/historical
Department of Licenses & Inspections http://www.phila.gov/li/
Office of Property Assessment (OPA) http://property.phila.gov/#
Philadelphia City Planning Commission http://www.philaplanning.org
Fairmount Park Commission http://www.fairmountpark.org
Free Library of Philadelphia http://www.library.phila.gov

PHILADELPHIA NEIGHBORHOODS

Center City District http://www.centercityphila.org
Center City Residents Association (CCRA) http://www.centercityresidents.org
Chestnut Hill Historical Society (CHHS) http://www.chhist.org
Logan Square Neighborhood Association http://www.lsnaphilly.org
Old City Civic Association (OCCA) http://www.oldcitycivic.org
Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) http://www.pacdc.org
Philadelphia Neighborhood Information System http://cml.upenn.edu/nis/
Queen Village Neighborhood Association (QVNA) http://www.qvna.org
Mt. Airy USA http://www.mtairyusa.org
New Kensington CDC http://www.nkcdc.org
Society Hill Civic Association (SHCA) http://www.societyhillcivic.com
University City Historical Society (UCHS) http://www.uchs.net
University City District (UCD) http://www.ucityphila.org

LOCAL ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

American Institute of Architects – AIA Philadelphia http://www.aiaphila.org
Design Advocacy Group – DAG http://www.designadvocacy.org
Hidden City Daily http://hiddencityphila.org/
Temple University’s Tyler School of Art http://www.temple.edu/architecture/
University of Pennsylvania School of Design http://www.design.upenn.edu

REGIONAL PRESERVATION

Brandywine Conservancy http://www.brandywineconservancy.org
Bucks County Historical Society http://www.mercermuseum.org
Bucks County Planning Commission http://www.buckscounty.org/government/departments/CommunityServices/PlanningCommission/index.aspx
Heritage Conservancy http://www.heritageconservancy.org
Delaware County Historical Society http://www.delawarecountyhistoricalsociety.org
Delaware County Planning Commission http://www.co.delaware.pa.us/planning/
Chester County Historical Society http://www.chestercohistorical.org
Chester County Planning Commission http://dsf.chesco.org/planning/site/default.asp
Field Notes (Preservation Alliance Blog) http://fieldnotesphilly.wordpress.com
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission – DVRPC http://www.dvrpc.org
Lower Merion Historical Society http://www.lowermerionhistory.org
Lower Merion Conservancy http://www.lmconservancy.org
Montgomery County Planning Commission http://planning.montcopa.org/planning/site/default.asp
Montgomery County Lands Trust http://www.mclt.org
Conservancy of Montgomery County http://www.conservemontco.org
Natural Lands Trust http://www.natlands.org

ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY

Center for Northeast Philadelphia History http://www.nephillyhistory.com/1cnephtest/cnephhome.htm
CRGIS- Pennsylvania’s Cultural Resourses Geographic Information System http://www.dot7.state.pa.us/ce
ExplorePAhistory.com http://www.explorehistory.com
Historical Society of Pennsylvania http://www.hsp.org
The Independence Hall Association http://www.ushistory.org/iha.html
Philadelphia Architects and Buildings Project http://www.philadelphiabuildings.org
Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries http://www.pacscl.org
Philadelphia Athenaeum: Architectural Archives http://www.philaathenaeum.org/
Philadelphia City Archive http://www.phillyhistory.org

OPEN SPACE / SMART GROWTH / PLANNING

10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania http://www.10000friends.org
Fairmount Park Art Association http://www.fpaa.org
Fairmount Park Conservancy http://www.fairmountparkconservancy.org
Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust http://www.fairmountparktrust.org
FixIt Philly http://fixitphilly.org/
PlanPhilly http://www.planphilly.com
Urban Land Institute – ULI Philadelphia http://www.philadelphia.uli.org