Welcome to the “PRESERVATIONIST’S BOOKSTORE!”
Browse our curated list of books on topics related to local history, architecture, social and cultural history, and preservation theory. Click below to review some interesting selections for the architect or preservationist in your life – maybe even you!
Delivery is available anywhere in the continental United States. A portion of every sale benefits the Preservation Alliance and a local independent bookstore.
If you prefer to browse books in person, we recommend Joseph Fox Books, located at 1724 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.
2022 Spring Speaker Series
Philadelphia’s Architectural History and Local Authors
Social and Cultural History
Davis, Allen Freeman, and Mark H. Haller, editors. The Peoples of Philadelphia: A History of Ethnic Groups and Lower-Class Life, 1790-1940. Pennsylvania paperbacks ed, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998.