Whether we are proactively engaging with property owners and community stakeholders or mobilizing to address unexpected threats, public outreach and advocacy are at the core of the Preservation Alliance’s mission.

Follow the links to the left to learn more about historic places we are working to support, threats we are working to overcome, good ideas that we are working to spread, and the tools available for you to help preserve the region’s historic assets and unique character.

Recent Designations

Click on the IMAGES of the properties below to read the nominations.

Wanamaker’s Grand Court Interior, 1301-25 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia

Designed by Daniel H. Burnham and completed in 1910. If approved, the Wanamaker Grand Court is only the third historically designated interior space in Philadelphia.

Engine 46 Firehouse, 1401 S. Water Street, Philadelphia

Engine 46 Firehouse was designed by John T. Windrim and constructed in 1894.

Gershman Y

West Philadelphia Institute

District Health Center Number One

Dorothy Shipley White House