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Philadelphia Register of Historic Places

The Philadelphia Register of Historic Places (PRHP) is a register of historic places by the Philadelphia Historical Commission. Buildings, structures, sites, objects, interiors, and districts can be added to the list.[1]

Criteria

According to the Philadelphia Historical Commission, sites eligible for listing are those that possess any of the following:[2]

  1. Has significant character, interest or value as part of the development, heritage or cultural characteristics of the City, Commonwealth or Nation or associated with the life of a person significant in the past.
  2. Associated with an event of importance to the history of the City, Commonwealth or Nation.
  3. Reflects the environment in an era characterized by a distinctive architectural style.
  4. Embodies distinguishing characteristics of an architectural style or engineering specimen.
  5. Is the work of a designer, architect, landscape architect or designer, or engineer whose work has significantly influenced the historical, architectural, economic, social, or cultural development of the City, Commonwealth or Nation.
  6. Contains elements of design, detail, materials or craftsmanship which represent a significant innovation.
  7. Is part of or related to a square, park or other distinctive area which should be preserved according to an historic, cultural or architectural motif.
  8. Represents an established and familiar visual feature of the neighborhood, community or City.
  9. Has yielded, or may be likely to yield, information important in pre-history or history.
  10. Exemplifies the cultural, political, economic, social or historical heritage of the community.

Properties listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places may also be recognized on the National Register of Historic Places, be listed as a National Historic Landmark, or listed as a contributing property in a National Historic District.

Philadelphia Historical Commission

The Philadelphia Historical Commission is the state agency responsible for overseeing the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places and ensuring the preservation of Philadelphia's historic resources including buildings, structures, sites, objects, interiors, and districts.[3]

Current listings

The lists below contain properties on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places:

Properties listed in the register by name

[4][5]

Name Image Location Description
Arnest Mansion (demolished)
Bachelors Barge Club 100px 6 Boathouse Row
39°58′9″N 75°11′13″W / 39.96917°N 75.18694°W / 39.96917; -75.18694 (Bachelors Barge Club){{#coordinates:39|58|9|N|75|11|13|W|region:US-PA_type:landmark
name=Bachelors Barge Club

}}||Mediterranean style boathouse built in 1894.

Bartram House with Garden and dependencies 100px
Belmont Mansion 100px
Benjamin Franklin Bridge 100px
Blue Bell Tavern
Boelson Cottage
Cedar Grove 100px
Chamounix Mansion 100px
College Boat Club 100px
Crescent Boat Club 100px
Dickens and Little Nell Statue 100px Clark Park
39°56′55″N 75°12′34″W / 39.9486°N 75.2094°W / 39.9486; -75.2094{{#coordinates:39.9486|-75.2094
name=

}}||One of only two life-sized sculptures of Dickens. He had requested that there not be any public memorials to him.[6]

Dream Garden Glass Mosaic 100px
Dunning Coaches' Center 231 S. 33rd Street,
University of Pennsylvania
East Park Canoe House
Eastern State Penitentiary 100px
Fairmount Rowing Association 100px
Fairmount Water Works 100px
Fort Mifflin 100px
Founders Memorial Bell
Frankford Avenue Bridge 100px
Glen Fern/Livezey House 100px
Greenland (demolished)
Hall-Wiley House (demolished)
Hatfield House 100px Girard Avenue & 33rd Street
Hermitage ~700 Hermit La
Horse Trough at 300 Bainbridge St
Horse Trough at 147 N 2nd St 100px 57|11.68|N|75|8|35.09|W|region:US-PA_type:landmark name=Fireman's Hall Museum

}}||

Horse Trough at 315 S 9th St 100px
Horse Trough at 615 S Washington Sq
Horse Trough at 312 Arch St
Krewstown Road House Eaton-Henderson House
Laurel Hill
Lemon Hill 100px
Lloyd Hall; Plaisted Hall (demolished)
Malta Boat Club 100px
Manayunk Canal structures
Memorial Hall 100px
Morgan Building University of Pennsylvania
Mount Pleasant 100px
Music Building University of Pennsylvania
New Market Headhouse 100px
Ohio State Building 100px
Ormiston 100px
Penn Athletic Club Rowing Association 100px
Pennsylvania Barge Club 100px
Pennsylvania Railroad War Memorial 100px
Philadelphia Girls Rowing Club 100px
Philadelphia Museum of Art 100px
Ridgeland (Mount Prospect) 100px 59|34.17|N|75|12|35.19|W|region:US-PA_type:landmark name=Ridgeland (Mount Prospect)

}}||

Rittenhouse House 100px approx. address:207 Lincoln Dr
Rittenhouse Town approx. address:206 Lincoln Dr
Rittenhouse Town approx. address:208 Lincoln Dr
Rittenhouse Town approx. address:209 Lincoln Dr
Rittenhouse Town approx. address:210 Lincoln Dr includes barn
Rockland 100px 3810 Mount Pleasant Drive
Rodin Museum 100px
Sedgeley Porter's House 100px
Sedgeley Club 100px
Sedgeley Guard House 100px
Smith Memorial Playhouse 100px
Strawberry Mansion 100px
Swann Memorial Fountain 100px
Sweetbriar 100px
The Cliffs 100px (ruins, fire on 2/22/1986)
The Lilacs
The Monastery 100px
Thomas Mill Covered Bridge 100px
Undine Barge Club 100px
University Barge Club 100px
Valley Green Inn 100px
Vesper Boat Club 100px
Walnut Lane Bridge 100px over the Wissahickon Creek
Walnut Lane Bridge 100px over Lincoln Drive and Monoshone Creek
Wanamaker Eagle 100px 57|5.98|N|75|9|43.81|W|region:US-PA_type:landmark name=Wanamaker Building

}}||at Grand Court

Washington Fountain 100px
Weightman Hall 100px NE corner 33rd & Spruce Streets
University of Pennsylvania
Franklin Field Complex
Wissahickon Hall Police District 92
Wissahickon Memorial Bridge 100px
Woodford Mansion 100px
WPA Murals at Family Court

Properties listed in the register by address

[7]

Name Image Location Description
1616 Walnut Street Building 100px 1616-26 Walnut St
Belgravia Hotel 100px 1811-19 Chestnut St
Boyd Theatre 1910 Chestnut St
Carpenter Station 100px 201 Carpenter La
Centennial National Bank 100px 3140-42 Market St The bank of the Centennial Exposition; building designed by renowned architect Frank Furness.
Church of St. Luke and The Epiphany 100px 318-30 S 13th St
Drake Hotel 100px 1512-14 Spruce St
Gravers Station 100px 300 E Gravers La
Greenwood Cemetery 100px 930 Adams Ave
Guild House 100px 711-39 Spring Garden St
Loews Philadelphia Hotel 100px 1200 Market St
Carl Mackley Houses 100px 1401 E Bristol St
Oliver H. Bair Funeral Home 100px 1818-20 Chestnut St
Wetherill Mansion 100px 251 S 18th St
The Philadelphia Club 100px 1301-03 Walnut St
Philadelphia Sketch Club 100px 233-37 S Camac St
Ruan House 100px 4278 Griscom St
Sun Oil Building 100px 1608-14 Walnut St
The Touraine 100px 1520-28 Spruce St
Tulpehocken Station 100px 314 W Tulpehocken St
Union Bank of Philadelphia Building 100px 249-53 Arch St The building was used to house the cast of The Real World: Philadelphia in 2004-2005.
United States Custom House 100px 200-32 Chestnut St
Wissahickon 100px 5215-31 Schuyler St

Historic districts

Historic districts listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places:[8]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Philadelphia Register of Historic Places: Register". Philadelphia Historical Commission. Retrieved 03-06-2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ "Philadelphia Register of Historic Places: Designation". Philadelphia Historical Commission. Archived from the original on 2006-10-05. Retrieved 03-06-2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "Philadelphia Historical Commission". City of Philadelphia Historical Commission. Retrieved 03-06-2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ Properties that do not have official addresses as assigned by Philadelphia's Office of Property Assessment (OPA).
  5. ^ "PRHP: List of properties without official addresses" (PDF). Philadelphia Historical Commission. Retrieved 03-06-2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. ^ Malkin, Bonnie (14 March 2011). "Rare Charles Dickens statue restored to Sydney park after 40 years missing". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2011-03-14. 
  7. ^ "PRHP: List of properties with OPA-compliant addresses" (PDF). Philadelphia Historical Commission. Retrieved 03-07-2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  8. ^ "PRHP: List of historic districts". Philadelphia Historical Commission. Retrieved 03-07-2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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