Pennsylvania At Risk - Nominations due by October 31, 2014

Preservation Pennsylvania's annual list of endangered historic properties

Impact Report - Ready for Review

Highlights of Preservation Pennsylvania's 2013 activities

How to Protect and Preserve the Historic Places That Matter to You

A practical guide to accomplishing hands-on preservation in your community

Join Us!

Support Preservation Pennsylvania's statewide efforts by becoming a member today.

Project for Pennsylvania Transportation and Heritage

You have a Voice! Participate in the Section 106 review of PennDOT transportation projects that may affect historic resources in your community.

Economic Impact Report

Preservation Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the publication of Policy Recommendations to Strengthen the Power of Preservation as a companion report to the Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation Activities in Pennsylvania released by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.

 


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Preservation Pennsylvania is
the Commonwealth's only statewide, private, nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of historically and architecturally significant resources.


 
 
 
 
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ProjectPATH needs YOU!
To vote for Fan Favorite in the 2014 ProjectPATH Photo Contest.
Visit our Facebook page before Wednesday, October 15 to view the fabulous finalist photos submitted by photographers all across the Commonwealth and vote/like your favorite. The image with the most Likes by Wednesday will be the Fan Favorite and is guaranteed a spot in the 2015 ProjectPATH Photo Contest calendar. The photographer will also receive a free one-year membership in Preservation Pennsylvania.
 
The 2014 ProjectPATH Photo Contest challenged photographers to submit pictures "that capture the essence of Pennsylvania’s transportation history or speak to PennDOT’s role in preserving the historic, cultural, archaeological, and natural treasures of Pennsylvania." Thank you to everyone who submitted images. We were thrilled to receive over 60 entries.
 
A panel of judges will meet soon to select the rest of the winners.
 
 
 
 
 
Already on the At Risk list: Old Hickory in Coudersport, Potter County
 
AT RISK nominations due by October 31
Is there a place in your community threatened by demolition, neglect, incompatible reuse or loss of context? If you've wished you could do something about it, visit the At Risk page for more information and download a nomination form. 
 
Pennsylvania At Risk serves as a representative sampling of the Commonwealth’s most endangered historic resources. It is our belief that publication of this list draws statewide attention to the plight of Pennsylvania’s historic resources, promotes action to protect historic properties, and encourages additional state funding for historic places.
 
Want to check on whether a building or site was previously listed? Check our At Risk database, which includes properties listed since 1992 (note: status updates are in process; please feel free to email us if you have information to update a property listing).
 
 
Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Awards:
We celebrated preservation success stories
 Paul Heberling accepts F. Otto Haas Award
 At left, above: John A. Martine and Peter Benton from the Board of Preservation Pennsylvania present the F. Otto Haas Award to Paul Heberling (center); at right (top) Easton Mayor Salvatore Panto, Jr., accepts the Henry A. Jordan Award from John A. Martine and Representative Bob Freeman; (bottom) Page Thomas and Rikke Foulke accept the Chairman's Award from John A. Martine on behalf of the Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka.
 
The 2014 Pennsylvanian Historic Preservation Awards luncheon took place on a beautiful fall day in the Juniata Valley. If you weren't able to attend, you may browse this year's award recipients in the 2014 Award Program (see link on the awards page) and visit Flickr to browse the photos from the luncheon.
 
Many thanks to the sponsors of this year's awards for their support of historic preservation.
 
 
 
Preservation Pennsylvania's 2013 Commonwealth Impact Report is now available online.
Click on the image to the left to download this document, which highlights the organization's activities, accomplishments and impacts for 2013, and recognizes our members and supporters. 
 
 
Pennsylvania Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Information Available  
Click here for more information.  
 
 
 
How to Protect and Preserve the Historic Places That Matter to You
This four-part document is intended to provide you with the information and tools that you may need to make informed decisions about your historic preservation project.  The entire document is now available here.
 
 
 
State Historic Tax Credit Established!!! 
After sixteen years effort, Pennsylvania became the 30th state to offer state historic tax credits that will work as a companion to the widely used federal historic tax credit.  Click Advocacy Alerts under the Advocacy tab for details!

 
Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation
Preservation Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the publication of Policy Recommendations to Strengthen the Power of Preservation as a companion report to the Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation Activities in Pennsylvania released by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.  Click here.
 
 
  Upcoming Events
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  Pennsylvania At Risk nominations due Date: Friday, October 31, 2014
Location: Nominations are available at http://www.preservationpa.org/page.asp?id=8, and must be submitted to Erin at ehammerstedt@preservationpa.org or 257 North Street, Harrisburg PA 17101 by October 31, 2014.


Every Place Matters Annual Giving Society Members 

Preservation Pennsylvania is grateful to the following individuals and organizations  for their generous sponsorship of the places in Pennsylvania that matter most to  them!  This assistance makes our statewide work possible.  Thank you!

Thomas B. Hagen
Commonwealth Sponsor


Fallingwater/Western PA Conservancy
Fayette County Sponsor
   
Mrs. Donald L. Felley
Susquehanna County Sponsor

Ginger and John Finlayson
York County Sponsor 
   
Ann Greene
Philadelphia County Sponsor
 
A. Roy Smith
Chester County Sponsor
   
If you would like information regarding how to sponsor the Pennsylvania place that matters most to you, please contact us.  
   
 
 
 
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