Most Pennsylvanian’s think of jury duty, county assessment records or where they went to apply for their marriage license when someone mentions a courthouse.Continue reading
I have a fascination with historic architecture. That is what launched me on in my career path. There is just something about a well-designed building that strikes awe in me. I feel it when I enter the state Capitol Building here in Harrisburg or when I walk through a quaint Lancaster City neighborhood. It amazes me that an architect inspires so much with his work.Continue reading
October is the opportunity to explore the arts in your local community as part of National Arts and Humanities Month. This month-long celebration was established to honor of the founding of the National Endowment for the Arts in 1965.Continue reading
Design guidelines have long been considered the “level” in the preservation toolbox.
Many communities across Pennsylvania have prominent memorials to honor their local veterans. Centre County is no exception displaying their memorial proudly in front of the Centre County Courthouse in downtown Bellefonte.
Like many urban areas, Pittsburgh had a vibrant nighttime music scene presenting fabulous music of all genres. But it was jazz music that flowed freely from one major venue, the Crawford Grill. In our second post this Black History Month, read on about this amazing place. Continue reading
One of the most successful preservation programs in Pennsylvania is the Keystone Fund’s Historic Preservation Grant program. Continue reading
Happy Fourth of July Pennsylvania – and Happy Anniversary Keystone Fund – from the PASHPO staff! Continue reading
It’s important to recognize the value of The Keystone Fund and the preservation work it supports all year round, especially during preservation month! Without this program and its financial support, many, many important historic places in Pennsylvania would suffer. Read on for this month Keystone Fund success story, the W.A. Young & Sons Foundry and Machine Shop. Continue reading