Philadelphia Register of Historic Places

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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[edit]

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 is 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 a 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[edit]

The Philadelphia Historical Commission is the city agency[3] 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.[4]

Current listings[edit]

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

Properties listed in the register by name[edit]

Properties that do not have an official address as assigned by Philadelphia's Office of Property Assessment (OPA).[5]

Name Image Location Designation Date Description
Arnest Mansion (demolished) 3300-99 W Susquehanna Ave
39°59′23″N 75°11′17″W / 39.989657°N 75.187953°W / 39.989657; -75.187953 (Arnest Mansion (site))
January 1, 2000
Bachelors Barge Club DrexelCrew.png 6 Boathouse Row
39°58′9″N 75°11′13″W / 39.96917°N 75.18694°W / 39.96917; -75.18694 (Boathouse Row, Bachelors Barge Club)
January 5, 1984 Mediterranean-style boathouse built in 1894.
Bartram House with Garden and dependencies Bartram House May 2002c.jpg 1650 S 53rd St
39°55′56″N 75°12′44″W / 39.932086°N 75.212326°W / 39.932086; -75.212326 (Bartram's Garden)
June 26, 1956
Belmont Mansion WTP A11 Techserv 1.jpg 2000 Belmont Mansion Dr
39°59′27″N 75°12′47″W / 39.990938°N 75.213043°W / 39.990938; -75.213043 (Belmont Mansion)
June 26, 1956
Benjamin Franklin Bridge 2012 Ben Franklin Bridge and Race Street Pier.jpg 200 N 5th St
39°57′14″N 75°08′25″W / 39.953956°N 75.140257°W / 39.953956; -75.140257 (Benjamin Franklin Bridge)
December 12, 2003
Blue Bell Tavern 7303 Woodland Ave
39°55′02″N 75°14′47″W / 39.917310°N 75.246506°W / 39.917310; -75.246506 (Blue Bell Tavern)
September 30, 1958
Boelson Cottage A598, Boelson Cottage, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2018.jpg 1 M L King Dr
39°59′23″N 75°12′11″W / 39.989649°N 75.202941°W / 39.989649; -75.202941 (Boelson Cottage)
May 28, 1963
Byberry Burial Ground 14700 Townsend Rd
40°06′57″N 74°58′10″W / 40.115928°N 74.969514°W / 40.115928; -74.969514 (Byberry Burial Ground)
October 9, 2015
Cedar Grove Mansion Cedar Grove Mansion.jpg 4001 Lansdowne Dr
39°58′45″N 75°12′16″W / 39.979162°N 75.204385°W / 39.979162; -75.204385 (Cedar Grove Mansion)
June 26, 1956
Chamounix Mansion Chamounix.JPG 3250 Chamounix Dr
40°00′14″N 75°11′47″W / 40.003789°N 75.196359°W / 40.003789; -75.196359 (Chamounix Mansion)
June 26, 1956
Christopher Columbus Statue 2700 S Broad St
39°54′56″N 75°10′19″W / 39.915548°N 75.172079°W / 39.915548; -75.172079 (Christopher Columbus Statue)
March 10, 2017
College Boat Club of the University of Pennsylvania CollegeBC2010.jpg 11 Boathouse Row
39°58′10″N 75°11′18″W / 39.969572°N 75.188371°W / 39.969572; -75.188371 (Boathouse Row, College Boat Club)
January 5, 1984
Crescent Boat Club Crescent72.png 5 Boathouse Row
39°58′10″N 75°11′12″W / 39.969326°N 75.186586°W / 39.969326; -75.186586 (Boathouse Row, Crescent Boat Club)
January 5, 1984
Dickens and Little Nell Statue, Clark Park Dickens and Nell Philly.JPG Clark Park
4400 Chester Ave
39°56′55″N 75°12′34″W / 39.9486°N 75.2094°W / 39.9486; -75.2094 (Dickens and Little Nell)
October 12, 2001 One of only two life-sized sculptures of Charles Dickens. He had requested there not be any public memorials to him.[6]
Dream Garden Glass Mosaic, Curtis Center Dream garden.jpg 170 S Independence W Mall
39°56′53″N 75°09′05″W / 39.948143°N 75.151256°W / 39.948143; -75.151256 (Dream Garden Glass Mosaic, Curtis Center)
November 30, 1998
Dunning Coaches' Center, White Field House 231 S 33rd St
University of Pennsylvania
39°57′04″N 75°11′26″W / 39.951115°N 75.190420°W / 39.951115; -75.190420 (Dunning Coaches' Center, White Field House)
February 7, 1974
East Park Canoe House 2400 Kelly Dr
39°59′37″N 75°11′37″W / 39.993553°N 75.193608°W / 39.993553; -75.193608 (East Park Canoe House)
May 10, 1995
Eastern State Penitentiary Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary, main gate.jpg 2101-99 Fairmount Ave
39°58′06″N 75°10′22″W / 39.968258°N 75.172660°W / 39.968258; -75.172660 (Eastern State Penitentiary)
May 7, 1981
Fairmount Rowing Association FairmountRA2010.jpg 2-3 Boathouse Row
39°58′09″N 75°11′09″W / 39.969197°N 75.185894°W / 39.969197; -75.185894 (Boathouse Row, Fairmount Rowing Association)
January 5, 1984
Fairmount Water Works Fairmount Water Works LOC 314409cu.jpg 620-90 Aquarium Dr
39°57′59″N 75°11′01″W / 39.966347°N 75.183599°W / 39.966347; -75.183599 (Fairmount Water Works)
June 26, 1956
Fort Mifflin Mifflin Soldiers' Barracks01.png 1 Fort Mifflin Rd
39°52′32″N 75°12′46″W / 39.875589°N 75.212908°W / 39.875589; -75.212908 (Fort Mifflin)
June 26, 1956
Founders Memorial Bell The John Wanamaker Memorial Founder's Bell 1 S Broad St
39°57′04″N 75°09′49″W / 39.951169°N 75.163486°W / 39.951169; -75.163486 (Founders Memorial Bell)
June 14, 2000
Frankford Avenue Bridge over the Pennypack Creek Frankford-Avenue-Bridge.jpg 8350 Frankford Ave
40°02′37″N 75°01′14″W / 40.043544°N 75.020540°W / 40.043544; -75.020540 (Frankford Avenue Bridge)
June 30, 1970
Glen Fern/Livezey House Geln fern Livezey house.jpg 1100 Livezey Ln
40°02′58″N 75°12′48″W / 40.049438°N 75.213273°W / 40.049438; -75.213273 (Glen Fern/Livezey House)
June 26, 1956
Greenland (demolished) 1 Ford Rd
39°59′47″N 75°11′51″W / 39.996372°N 75.197494°W / 39.996372; -75.197494 (Greenland Mansion (site))
May 31, 1960
Hall-Wiley House (demolished) 900-98 Susquehanna Rd
40°04′47″N 75°03′48″W / 40.079784°N 75.063412°W / 40.079784; -75.063412 (Hall-Wiley House (site))
June 2, 1983
Hatfield House Hatfield House Philly.JPG 3201 W Girard Ave
39°58′33″N 75°11′18″W / 39.975954°N 75.188327°W / 39.975954; -75.188327 (Hatfield House)
June 26, 1956
Hermitage A590, Hermitage Mansion, Wissahickon Valley Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2017 - 9959.jpg 700 Hermit Ln
40°01′28″N 75°12′02″W / 40.024525°N 75.200433°W / 40.024525; -75.200433 (Hermitage)
May 28, 1963
Horse Trough at 147 N 2nd St Fireman's Hall Museum 147 N 2nd Street.jpg Fireman's Hall Museum
147 N 2nd St
39°57′11.68″N 75°8′35.09″W / 39.9532444°N 75.1430806°W / 39.9532444; -75.1430806 (Horse Trough at 147 N 2nd St, Fireman's Hall Museum)
December 12, 2003
Horse Trough at 315 S 9th St Water trough 9th St. Philly.JPG 315 S 9th St
39°56′42″N 75°09′23″W / 39.944984°N 75.156484°W / 39.944984; -75.156484 (Horse Trough at 315 S 9th St)
February 23, 1971
Horse Trough at 312 Arch St 312 Arch St
39°57′08″N 75°08′45″W / 39.952190°N 75.145739°W / 39.952190; -75.145739 (Horse Trough at 312 Arch St)
December 12, 2003
Horse Trough at 300 Bainbridge St 300 Bainbridge St
39°56′26″N 75°08′52″W / 39.940461°N 75.147904°W / 39.940461; -75.147904 (Horse Trough at 300 Bainbridge St)
February 23, 1971
Horse Trough at 615 S Washington Sq 615 S Washington Sq
39°56′47″N 75°09′09″W / 39.946271°N 75.152453°W / 39.946271; -75.152453 (Horse Trough at 615 S Washington Sq)
February 23, 1971
Krewstown Road House, Eaton-Henderson House 8600 Krewstown Rd
40°04′45″N 75°03′16″W / 40.079284°N 75.054576°W / 40.079284; -75.054576 (Krewstown Road House, Eaton-Henderson House)
June 2, 1983
Laurel Hill Mansion A569, Laurel Hill Mansion, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2017.jpg 7201 Edgeley Dr
39°59′29″N 75°11′42″W / 39.991408°N 75.194898°W / 39.991408; -75.194898 (Laurel Hill Mansion)
June 26, 1956
Lemon Hill Mansion A586, Lemon Hill Mansion, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2017.jpg 1 Lemon Hill Dr
39°58′15″N 75°11′14″W / 39.970747°N 75.187149°W / 39.970747; -75.187149 (Lemon Hill Mansion)
June 26, 1956
Lloyd Hall; Plaisted Hall (demolished) 1 Boathouse Row
39°58′08″N 75°11′07″W / 39.968876°N 75.185228°W / 39.968876; -75.185228 (Boathouse Row, Lloyd Hall)
January 5, 1984
Malta Boat Club Vesper-Malta2010.jpg 9 Boathouse Row
39°58′10″N 75°11′17″W / 39.969568°N 75.187966°W / 39.969568; -75.187966 (Boathouse Row, Malta Boat Club)
January 5, 1984
Manayunk Canal structures 1 Manayunk Canal
40°02′17″N 75°14′40″W / 40.037917°N 75.244531°W / 40.037917; -75.244531 (Manayunk Canal structures)
July 7, 1977
Memorial Hall A571, Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2017.jpg 4231 N Concourse Dr
39°58′47″N 75°12′33″W / 39.979602°N 75.209255°W / 39.979602; -75.209255 (Memorial Hall)
July 6, 1978
Morgan Building, University of Pennsylvania 205 S 34th St
39°57′07″N 75°11′31″W / 39.951856°N 75.191978°W / 39.951856; -75.191978 (Morgan Building, University of Pennsylvania)
October 11, 1989
Mount Pleasant Mansion WTP A14 youcanlookitup 2.jpg 3800 Mount Pleasant Dr
39°59′00″N 75°11′59″W / 39.983388°N 75.199773°W / 39.983388; -75.199773 (Mount Pleasant Mansion)
June 26, 1956
Music Building, University of Pennsylvania 201 S 34th St
39°57′08″N 75°11′31″W / 39.952112°N 75.191936°W / 39.952112; -75.191936 (Music Building, University of Pennsylvania)
October 11, 1989
New Market Headhouse WTP C14 AMP 1.jpg 400 S 2nd St
39°56′35″N 75°08′43″W / 39.942966°N 75.145271°W / 39.942966; -75.145271 (New Market Headhouse)
June 26, 1956
Ohio State Building Ohio House Fairmount Philly.JPG 1700 Belmont Ave
39°59′06″N 75°12′58″W / 39.985045°N 75.216185°W / 39.985045; -75.216185 (Ohio State Building)
May 28, 1963
Ormiston Mansion A587, Ormiston Mansion, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2017.jpg 2000 Reservoir Dr
39°59′19″N 75°11′47″W / 39.988711°N 75.196330°W / 39.988711; -75.196330 (Ormiston Mansion)
June 26, 1956
Penn Athletic Club Rowing Association PennAC2010.jpg 12 Boathouse Row
39°58′11″N 75°11′19″W / 39.969615°N 75.188590°W / 39.969615; -75.188590 (Boathouse Row, Penn Athletic Club Rowing Association)
January 5, 1984
Pennsylvania Barge Club Pennsylvania Barge Club.jpg 4 Boathouse Row
39°58′09″N 75°11′12″W / 39.969291°N 75.186578°W / 39.969291; -75.186578 (Boathouse Row, Pennsylvania Barge Club)
January 5, 1984
Pennsylvania Railroad War Memorial, Angel of the Resurrection, 30th Street Station 30thStreetStation-AngelOfTheResurrection.jpg 1 N 30th St
39°57′21″N 75°10′55″W / 39.955714°N 75.181905°W / 39.955714; -75.181905 (Pennsylvania Railroad World War II Memorial)
September 12, 2001
Philadelphia Girls Rowing Club Philadelphia Girls RC 2010.jpg 14 Boathouse Row
39°58′11″N 75°11′21″W / 39.969754°N 75.189223°W / 39.969754; -75.189223 (Boathouse Row, Philadelphia Girls Rowing Club)
January 5, 1984
Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia Art Museum.jpg 2500 Spring Garden St
39°57′57″N 75°10′52″W / 39.965799°N 75.181249°W / 39.965799; -75.181249 (Philadelphia Museum of Art)
June 29, 1971
Plaisted Hall (demolished) 1 Boathouse Row Replaced by Lloyd Hall.
Ridgeland (Mount Prospect) A576, Ridgeland Mansion, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2017.jpg 4100 Chamounix Dr
39°59′33″N 75°12′37″W / 39.9926°N 75.2102°W / 39.9926; -75.2102 (Ridgeland (Mount Prospect))
June 26, 1956
Rittenhouse Town, Abraham Rittenhouse House 206 Lincoln Dr
40°01′48″N 75°11′22″W / 40.029929°N 75.189562°W / 40.029929; -75.189562 (Rittenhouse Town, Abraham Rittenhouse House)
June 7, 1973
Rittenhouse Town, barn 210 Lincoln Dr
40°01′45″N 75°11′32″W / 40.029050°N 75.192111°W / 40.029050; -75.192111 (Rittenhouse Town, barn)
June 7, 1973
Rittenhouse Town, house 208 Lincoln Dr
40°01′47″N 75°11′26″W / 40.029670°N 75.190520°W / 40.029670; -75.190520 (Rittenhouse Town, 208 Lincoln Dr)
June 7, 1973
Rittenhouse Town, house 210 Lincoln Dr
40°01′44″N 75°11′29″W / 40.028759°N 75.191513°W / 40.028759; -75.191513 (Rittenhouse Town, 210 Lincoln Dr)
June 7, 1973
Rittenhouse Town, Jacob Rittenhouse House 209 Lincoln Dr
40°01′46″N 75°11′27″W / 40.029520°N 75.190928°W / 40.029520; -75.190928 (Rittenhouse Town, Jacob Rittenhouse House)
June 7, 1973
Rittenhouse Town, William Rittenhouse House Rittenhouse homestead.jpg 207 Lincoln Dr
40°01′46″N 75°11′23″W / 40.029464°N 75.189733°W / 40.029464; -75.189733 (Rittenhouse Town, William Rittenhouse House)
June 26, 1956
Rockland Mansion Fairmount Park 036.jpg 3810 Mount Pleasant Dr
39°59′09″N 75°11′59″W / 39.985830°N 75.199783°W / 39.985830; -75.199783 (Rockland Mansion)
May 31, 1960
Rodin Museum Philly042107-009-RodinMuseum.jpg 2201-99 Ben Franklin Pkwy
39°57′43″N 75°10′26″W / 39.961942°N 75.173954°W / 39.961942; -75.173954 (Rodin Museum)
June 29, 1971
Sedgeley Club Turtle Rock Light.jpg 15 Boathouse Row
39°58′12″N 75°11′23″W / 39.969899°N 75.189755°W / 39.969899; -75.189755 (Boathouse Row, Sedgeley Club)
January 5, 1984
Sedgeley Porter's House A575, Porters House, Sedgeley Mansion, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2017.jpg 3250 Sedgeley Dr
39°58′28″N 75°11′20″W / 39.974456°N 75.188890°W / 39.974456; -75.188890 (Sedgeley Porter's House)
May 31, 1960 Porter's House of the demolished Sedgeley Mansion
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden A579, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2017.jpg 4301 Lansdowne Dr
39°58′53″N 75°12′46″W / 39.981411°N 75.212894°W / 39.981411; -75.212894 (Shofuso Japanese House and Garden)
June 14, 2013
Smith Memorial Playhouse A580, Smith Memorial Playhouse, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2017.jpg 3500 Reservoir Dr
39°58′54″N 75°11′45″W / 39.981740°N 75.195712°W / 39.981740; -75.195712 (Smith Memorial Playhouse)
May 5, 1977
St. Augustine Costaggini Paintings St. Joseph and Our Mother of Consolation, St. Augustine's Church 246-60 N 4th St
39°57′20″N 75°08′47″W / 39.955526°N 75.146486°W / 39.955526; -75.146486 (Costaggini Paintings, St. Joseph and Our Mother of Consolation, and frescos at St. Augustine's Church)
April 8, 2016
St. Augustine Frescos, St. Augustine's Church 246-60 N 04th St
39°57′20″N 75°08′47″W / 39.955526°N 75.146486°W / 39.955526; -75.146486
July 10, 2015
Strawberry Mansion A581, Strawberry Mansion, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2017.jpg 2450 Strawberry Mansion Dr
39°59′40″N 75°11′26″W / 39.994416°N 75.190641°W / 39.994416; -75.190641 (Strawberry Mansion)
June 26, 1956
Strawberry Mansion Bridge Strawberry Mansion Bridge at NIght - panoramio.jpg 1 Strawberry Mansion Bridge Dr
39°59′43″N 75°11′38″W / 39.995311°N 75.194017°W / 39.995311; -75.194017 (Strawberry Mansion Bridge)
September 7, 1978
Swann Memorial Fountain, Logan Square Swann Memorial Fountain-night.jpg 1900 Ben Franklin Pkwy
39°57′29″N 75°10′14″W / 39.957963°N 75.170616°W / 39.957963; -75.170616 (Swann Memorial Fountain)
June 29, 1971
Sweetbriar Mansion A582, Sweetbriar Mansion, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2017.jpg 3801 Lansdowne Dr
39°58′37″N 75°12′03″W / 39.976979°N 75.200787°W / 39.976979; -75.200787 (Sweetbriar Mansion)
June 26, 1956
The Cliffs (in ruins, fire on 2/22/1986) A564, The Cliffs Mansion, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2017.jpg 3400 Reservoir Dr
39°58′46″N 75°11′39″W / 39.979413°N 75.194107°W / 39.979413; -75.194107 (The Cliffs Mansion)
June 26, 1956 Ruins since a fire on February 22, 1986.
The Exaltation of St. Joseph into Heaven, painting at Old St. Joseph's Church 321-27 Willings Aly
39°56′48″N 75°08′52″W / 39.946678°N 75.147661°W / 39.946678; -75.147661 (Painting at Old St. Joseph's Church)
December 12, 2014
The Lilacs A599, The Lilacs House, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2018.jpg 3600 Greenland Dr
39°59′56″N 75°11′47″W / 39.998776°N 75.196469°W / 39.998776; -75.196469 (The Lilacs House)
June 26, 1956
The Monastery Monestary Philly.JPG 1024 Kitchens La
40°02′10″N 75°12′13″W / 40.036145°N 75.203499°W / 40.036145; -75.203499 (The Monastery)
June 26, 1956
The Solitude THE SOLITUDE, PHILADELPHIA, PA.jpg 3400 W Girard Ave
39°58′21″N 75°11′44″W / 39.9726°N 75.1955°W / 39.9726; -75.1955 (The Solitude Mansion)
June 26, 1956 1784–85; original owner and architect was John Penn, grandson of William Penn; within the Philadelphia Zoo.[7]
Thomas Mill Covered Bridge over the Wissahickon Creek Thomas Mill Covered Bridge.JPG 1 Thomas Mill Rd
40°04′19″N 75°13′32″W / 40.071889°N 75.225643°W / 40.071889; -75.225643 (Thomas Mill Covered Bridge)
June 28, 1957
Undine Barge Club Undine2010.jpg 13 Boathouse Row
39°58′11″N 75°11′20″W / 39.969689°N 75.188916°W / 39.969689; -75.188916 (Boathouse Row, Undine Barge Club)
January 5, 1984
University Avenue Bridge 1000 University Ave
39°56′34″N 75°11′49″W / 39.942764°N 75.196934°W / 39.942764; -75.196934 (University Avenue Bridge)
July 14, 1993
University Barge Club University72.png 7-8 Boathouse Row
39°58′10″N 75°11′15″W / 39.969415°N 75.187392°W / 39.969415; -75.187392 (Boathouse Row, University Barge Club)
January 5, 1984
Valley Green Inn A591, Valley Green Inn, Wissahickon Valley Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2017 - 9969.jpg 1 Wissahickon Dr
40°03′15″N 75°13′06″W / 40.054169°N 75.218235°W / 40.054169; -75.218235 (Valley Green Inn)
March 28, 1967
Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center 1 Rector St
40°01′23″N 75°13′18″W / 40.023187°N 75.221578°W / 40.023187; -75.221578 (Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center)
December 14, 1983
Vesper Boat Club Vesper72.png 10 Boathouse Row
39°58′10″N 75°11′17″W / 39.969436°N 75.188017°W / 39.969436; -75.188017 (Boathouse Row, Vesper Boat Club)
January 5, 1984
Walnut Lane Bridge over Lincoln Drive Walnut Lane Bridge 1950-51 (cropped).jpg 500 W Walnut La
40°01′59″N 75°11′16″W / 40.032970°N 75.187830°W / 40.032970; -75.187830 (Walnut Lane Memorial Bridge over Lincoln Drive)
March 1, 1979 Spans Lincoln Drive and Monoshone Creek.
Walnut Lane Bridge over the Wissahickon Creek Walnut Lane Bridge (cropped).jpg 900 W Walnut La
40°01′56″N 75°11′59″W / 40.032280°N 75.199621°W / 40.032280; -75.199621 (Walnut Lane Bridge over the Wissahickon Creek)
August 9, 2008 Spans Wissahickon Creek.
Wanamaker Eagle, Grand Court, Wanamaker Building WanamakerBuilding1.jpg Wanamaker Building
1300 Market St
39°57′5.98″N 75°9′43.81″W / 39.9516611°N 75.1621694°W / 39.9516611; -75.1621694 (Wanamaker Building)
September 12, 2001
Washington Fountain, Eakins Oval Washington Monument-Philadelphia-27527.jpg 2601-99 Ben Franklin Pkwy
39°57′51″N 75°10′45″W / 39.964261°N 75.179158°W / 39.964261; -75.179158 (Washington Fountain, Eakins Oval)
June 29, 1971
Weightman Hall, University of Pennsylvania FranklinField.JPG 235 S 33rd St
39°57′02″N 75°11′27″W / 39.950677°N 75.190765°W / 39.950677; -75.190765 (Weightman Hall, University of Pennsylvania)
February 7, 1974 Franklin Field Complex
Wissahickon Hall, Police District 92 3600 Lincoln Dr
40°01′02″N 75°12′07″W / 40.017298°N 75.201981°W / 40.017298; -75.201981 (Wissahickon Hall)
September 25, 1962 Police District 92
Wissahickon Memorial Bridge HenryAvenueBridge.jpg 4200 Henry Ave
40°01′26″N 75°11′45″W / 40.023896°N 75.195887°W / 40.023896; -75.195887 (Wissahickon Memorial Bridge)
October 12, 2001 Carries Henry Avenue across the Wissahickon Creek; aka Henry Avenue Bridge.
Woodford Mansion A583, Woodford Mansion, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2017.jpg 3400 Woodford Dr
39°59′35″N 75°11′16″W / 39.993163°N 75.187727°W / 39.993163; -75.187727 (Woodford Mansion)
June 26, 1956
WPA Murals Family Court Building Philadelphia.jpg 1801 Vine St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
39°57′34″N 75°10′10″W / 39.959377°N 75.169454°W / 39.959377; -75.169454 (WPA Murals, Family Court Building)
May 13, 2011 37 murals located in the Family Court Building;[8] building is being converted to a hotel.[9]

Properties listed in the register by address[edit]

(The complete list contains over 11,000 sites.[10])

Name Image Location Description
1616 Walnut Street Building 1616 Walnut.JPG 1616–26 Walnut St.
Oliver H. Bair Funeral Home A J Reach building Philly.JPG 1818–20 Chestnut St.
Belgravia Hotel Belgravia Philly.JPG 1811–19 Chestnut St.
Boyd Theatre 1910 Chestnut St.
Carpenter Station Carpenter Lane SEPTA.JPG 201 Carpenter Ln.
Centennial National Bank WTP A03 dthomsen8 1.jpg 3140–42 Market St. The bank of the Centennial Exposition. It was designed by the renowned architect Frank Furness.
Church of St. Luke and The Epiphany St Luke Epiphany HABS angle.jpg 318–30 S. 13th St.
Drake Hotel Drake Hotel Philly.JPG 1512–14 Spruce St.
Family Court Building Family Court Building Philadelphia.jpg 1801 Vine St.
Gravers Station Graver Lane SEPTA.JPG 300 E. Gravers Ln.
Greenwood Cemetery GreenwoodSign.jpg 930 Adams Ave.
Guild House Venturi Guild House.jpg 711–39 Spring Garden St.
Loews Philadelphia Hotel PSFSBuilding1985.jpg 1200 Market St. Philadelphia Savings Fund Society building
Carl Mackley Houses Mackley NE Philly.JPG 1401 E. Bristol St.
Mount Moriah Cemetery gates Mt Moriah Button Gate HABS 138911pu.jpg 1801 Cemetery Ave.
The Philadelphia Club Philadelphia Club 1301 Walnut St August 1916.jpg 1301–03 Walnut St.
Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral.jpg 13–19 S. 38th St. Listed as Church of the Savior
Philadelphia Sketch Club Camac street Philadelphia.jpg 233–37 S. Camac St.
Ruan House Ruan House B Philly.JPG 4278 Griscom St.
Sun Oil Building Sun Oil Building Philly.JPG 1608–14 Walnut St.
The Touraine Tourain Philadelphia.JPG 1520–28 Spruce St.
Tulpehocken Station Tulpehocken Station.jpg 314 W. Tulpehocken St.
Union Bank of Philadelphia Building Corn Exchange National Bank & Trust Company Building Philadelphia.jpg 249–53 Arch St. The building was used to house the cast of The Real World: Philadelphia in 2004–05.
United States Custom House Customs House, Philadelphia.jpg 200–32 Chestnut St.
The Warwick Warwick.JPG 1701–15 Locust St.
Wetherill Mansion Phila Art Alliance.jpg 251 S. 18th St.
Wissahickon Wissahickon Apts Philly.JPG 5215–31 Schuyler St.

Historic districts[edit]

Historic districts listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places:[11][12]

Name Image Designation Year
1416-32 West Girard Avenue Historic District 2018
420 Row - 420 to 434 South 42nd Street Historic District 2017
Awbury Historic District Phila 1AwburyRoad10.png 2010
Diamond Street Historic District 1996
East Logan Street Historic District 2010
F.D.R. Park Historic District FDR Park 2A.JPG 2000
Girard Estate Historic District Phila FLP Passyunk01.jpg 1999
Greenbelt Knoll Historic District Greenbelt Knoll.JPG 2006
Historic Paving Street Thematic District 1998
Manayunk Main Street Historic District 1984
Old City Historic District Philly Street Commons.jpg 2003
Park Avenue Historic District 1990
Parkside Historic District Parkside HD Philly d.JPG 2009
Rittenhouse Fitler Historic District Rittenhouse Square - autumn - IMG 6570.JPG 1995
Satterlee Heights Historic Districts 2018
Society Hill Historic District HeadHouseSquare.JPG 1999
Spring Garden Historic District 1900s Nside Wallace Philly.JPG 2001
Tudor East Falls Historic District 2009
Wayne Junction Historic District 2018

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Philadelphia Register of Historic Places: Register". Philadelphia Historical Commission. Retrieved March 6, 2013.
  2. ^ "Philadelphia Register of Historic Places: Designation". Philadelphia Historical Commission. Archived from the original on October 5, 2006. Retrieved March 6, 2013.
  3. ^ http://www.phila.gov/historical/pages/default.aspx
  4. ^ "Philadelphia Historical Commission". City of Philadelphia Historical Commission. Retrieved March 6, 2013.
  5. ^ "PRHP: List of properties without official addresses" (PDF). Philadelphia Historical Commission. November 13, 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on January 15, 2019. Retrieved January 15, 2019. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. ^ Malkin, Bonnie (March 14, 2011). "Rare Charles Dickens statue restored to Sydney park after 40 years missing". The Telegraph. Retrieved March 14, 2011.
  7. ^ "Solitude, also known as: John Penn House; Philadelphia Zoological Gardens Offices (1874)". philadelphiabuildings.org. The Philadelphia Architects and Buildings Project, the Athenaeum of Philadelphia website. Retrieved December 14, 2017.
  8. ^ Ufberg, Max (June 25, 2014). "The New Life Of The Old Family Court (And Its Murals)". Hidden City Philadelphia. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
  9. ^ Adelman, Jacob (January 31, 2017). "Family Court hotel project on the Parkway gets boost from renovation-plan action". Philly.com. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
  10. ^ "PRHP: List of properties with OPA-compliant addresses" (PDF). Philadelphia Historical Commission. Retrieved March 22, 2018.
  11. ^ "PRHP: List of historic districts". Philadelphia Historical Commission. Retrieved March 7, 2013.
  12. ^ "Philadelphia Historic Districts". Phila.gov. Retrieved October 11, 2018.

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