Pennsylvania downtowns are the economic, social, and cultural heart of many communities. Downtown buildings, businesses and activities often reflect a community’s history, values and economic core as well as the aspirations of local leaders and community members.
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) offices throughout the commonwealth are closed. PA SHPO and PHMC staff continue to work remotely and will respond to inquiries received via voicemail and email.
January 1, 2020
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This week’s post brings you “5 Things” to know for November and December 2018. Take a breather from your Thanksgiving holidays and read about new staff, important deadlines, and a fun way to show what you’re thankful for.
After a chaotic winter where one of the federal government’s most successful historic preservation programs over the past 40 years – the Historic Preservation Tax Credit – was almost eliminated during federal tax reform, there is a lot to catch … Continue reading →
Due to Fiscal Year 2015-2016 budget challenges, the status of Year 3 of Pennsylvania’s Historic Preservation Tax Credit program was up in the air through March 2016. With the enactment of a budget, there was a brief application window with … Continue reading →