Fall Speaker Series 2022

Preserving Philadelphia: Fall Speaker Series (Virtual)

For our Fall series, we have invited speakers on eight Philadelphia neighborhoods to present their stories of the history, architecture and culture of their communities. Please join us on Zoom for 8 Tuesday evenings beginning on September 13th.

All presentations will be recorded and a replay link will be emailed to all registrants the following Friday.

Series Passes are available!

  • $70 Preservation Alliance Members
  • $100 Non-Members
  • Students, residents of the neighborhoods being presented, or individuals with financial difficulties free with email to vcheng@preservationalliance.com

Purchase individual lecture tickets below

  • $10 Preservation Alliance Members
  • $15 Non-Members
Enjoy these lectures from your computer, tablet, or smartphone. For assistance please email Vinni Cheng.

Tuesday, September 13, 6 PM to 7:30 PM

University City: From Streetcar Suburb to Meds & Eds – Amy Lambert, Board President of University City Historical Society

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Tuesday, September 20, 6 PM to 7:30 PM

Philadelphia Chinatown: At a Crossroads – Yue Wu, Neighborhood Planning and Project Manager at the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC)

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Tuesday, September 27, 6 PM to 7:30 PM

Henry Disston & The Development of Tacony – Alex Balloon, author, and former Executive Director of the Tacony Community Development Corporation

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Tuesday, October 4  , 6 PM to 7:30 PM

Up the Hills of East Falls: From Mill Town (Twice) to Suburb in City – Dr. Steven J. Peitzman, historian of medicine, and professor at Drexel University College of Medicine 

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Tuesday, October 11, 6 PM to 7:30 PM

I Never Heard Anyone but Politicians Call this Eastwick – Dr. Anne Krulikowski, professor of history at West Chester University

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Tuesday, October 18, 6 PM to 7:30 PM

North Philadelphia was Built by the Nouveau Riche– Judith Robinson, representative of the 32nd Ward RCO and founding  member of  Friends of Henry O. Tanner House.

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Tuesday, October 25, 6 PM to 7:30 PM

Take A Tour of Tourison: An Architectural History of East Mt. Airy – Elise Rivers, Esq., preservationist and proud Tourison resident

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Tuesday, November 1, 6 PM to 7:30 PM

Parkside: The Evolution of a Grand Victorian Vision – Sean Solomon, activist, preservationist, and proud Parkside resident. 

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