Historic District Information

What is a historic district?

A historic district is a collection of historic resources linked by a location or theme. In Philadelphia, these districts are nominated to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.


Central Roxborough Civic Association (CRCA)

CRCA is currently working with the Philadelphia Historical Commission to nominate parts of Central Roxborough for consideration as a new historic district.

Frequently Asked Questions for the Proposed Historic District in Central Roxborough

Proposed Victorian Roxborough Historic District

Philadelphia Historical Commission

Philadelphia Historic Districts

Historic Designation Information for Property Owners

Historic Preservation Recommendations for the Lower Northwest Planning District (2014)

Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia

How to Nominate an Individual Building, Structure, Site or Object to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places