ADVOCACY UPDATE: Appropriations Bill Nets PHC $150
On the nomination front, we are very pleased to share that John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School (319 N. 19th St and 312 N. 18th St) has been formally listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places! Completed in 1911 and designed by Ballinger and Perrot, Hallahan was the first diocesan all-girls high school established in the United States. The school unfortunately closed at the end of the 2020-21 school year, but the property it is now safeguarded from demolition and primed for the next chapter of its storied life. Huge thanks and appreciation to the hundreds (!) of Hallahan alumnae, friends and family who lent their voice to this process. The full nomination, prepared on our behalf by Adrian Trevisan, is available here: https://www.phila.gov/…/319-N-19th-St-and-312-N-18th-St…
November Preservation To-Do List
Fall is here and Philadelphia is bustling with activity! This month enjoy the changing leaves outside with events like the Maker’s Market at Elfreth’s Alley, the Fall Foliage Tour at Laurel Hill Cemetary, and much more.
Don’t forget to join us for our 2021 Fall Speaker Series as presentations continue every Tuesday evening at 6pm this month.
Click here to view more preservation-related events around town this month.
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