April 15, 2020
by April Frantz
When the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia announces the recipients of their annual Preservation Achievement Awards, I immediately skim through the list of properties looking for familiar names and places. This year’s list did not disappoint.
Community Character, Economic Development, Federal Rehabilitation Investment Tax Credit, Historic Preservation, Keystone Historic Preservation Grants, Local Preservation, National Historic Landmarks, National Register of Historic Places, Partners for Sacred Places, Philadelphia, Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, Schools |
Tags: A. Meckey Company, Christo Rey High School, Eastern State Penitentiary, Infill Philadelphia: Sacred Places/Civic Spaces, Lazaretto, Lazaretto Preservation Association of Tinicum Township, Tinicum Township, Wharton-Wesley United Methodist Church |
May 31, 2018
by Shelby Weaver Splain
Picture yourself – lounging poolside, lakeside, or on the beach – with your tablet or smart phone (or even good old-fashioned paper) enjoying the hottest summer publication that hasn’t yet made the New York Times bestseller list: #preservationhappenshere, Pennsylvania’s next statewide historic preservation …
#preservationhappenshere, Archaeology, Architectural History, Barns, Bridges, Certified Local Government, Community Character, Counties, Disaster Relief, Economic Development, Environmental Review, Financial Incentives for Historic Preservation, Grant Programs, Heritage Tourism, Historic Contexts, Historic Preservation, Historic Preservation Fund, Historical Markers, Laws, Policies, and Regulations, Local Preservation, National Historic Preservation Act, National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places, Native American, PA Humanities Council, PA SHPO, Partners for Sacred Places, PennDOT, Pennsylvania Archaeological Council, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania Dept. of Agriculture, Pennsylvania Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Downtown Center, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, Pennsylvania History Code, Pennsylvania Humanities Council, Pennsylvania Land Trust Association, Planning, Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, Preservation Erie, Preservation Partners, Preservation Pennsylvania, Preservation50, Quality of Life, Section 106, Social Media, Special Announcement, Statewide Historic Preservation Plan, Survey, Transportation |
Tags: Community Connections |
May 10, 2017
by Guest Contributor
This week’s post in honor of National Preservation Month talks about the tool of asset mapping and how its being used to re-imagine a new life for a local landmark in Chester, Delaware County.