Pennsylvania Historic Preservation

Blog of the Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Office

September 24, 2014
by Guest Contributor
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Spotlight Series: A neglected architectural gem in North Philadelphia

The Spotlight Series is an occasional series that highlights interesting people, places, programs, and partner organizations working on historic preservation issues. At the turn of the last century, the 2200 block of West Tioga Street was a fashionable address for business owners … Continue reading

September 17, 2014
by Kira Heinrich
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Unscripted: an archaeologist’s journey into the world of film production

In my position here at BHP, I am involved in a wide variety of activities, in addition to my primary job duty, review of compliance projects in the Western Region for archaeology. Most of these activities center on keeping all … Continue reading

September 11, 2014
by Jeremy R. Young
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2nd Time Around: PaSHPO Accepting Pre-Application Materials for the Hurricane Sandy Disaster Recovery Grant Program for Historic Properties through October 10

Last call! On September 2, the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office (PaSHPO) began accepting its second and final round of Part 1 submissions for its Hurricane Sandy Disaster Recovery Grant Program for Historic Properties. Submissions will be accepted through October … Continue reading

September 10, 2014
by Guest Contributor
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Intern Insights: The Buckaloons

Hi y’all, I’m Meghan Rooney and I had the amazing opportunity to intern with PHMC-BHP all summer. I am a senior at Shippensburg University, studying Public Administration with dual minors in History and International Studies. I had a blast working … Continue reading

September 4, 2014
by Tom Held
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Community Preservation Workshop in Altoona September 18th

Altoona Cultural Resources Essentials Focus: Community Preservation Workshop   Where: Altoona Heritage Discovery Center 1421-1427 12th Avenue Altoona, PA 16601 When: Thursday, September 18th 2014, 9AM–4PM Partners: Allegheny Ridge Corporation Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission’s Bureau of Historic Preservation Preservation PA … Continue reading

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September 3, 2014
by Cory Kegerise
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New Projects and New Faces at the PaSHPO

The Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office has multiple roles and frequently has many irons in the fire. Among the responsibilities that people are most familiar with are facilitating National Register nominations, assisting tax credit applicants, managing grants, advising community leaders, … Continue reading