University City Artist and Photographer Sylvia Barkan created this mosaic of architectural treasurers.
History and preservation resources on the web
Telephone Exchange Names a list of present-day 3-digit
phone exchanges and what they used to be called (remember
when "382" was "EVergreen 2"?)
Association of State and Local History
Trust for Historic Preservation homepage
What is a National
Links related to historic preservation,
particularly in Philadelphia:
Archives and Records Administration homepage. Many
Register of Historic Places homepage.
Register Information System. Look up historic
sites by state and county.
NOTE:If you do this for Philadelphia, think
before clicking on your "print" icon, because you will
get 28 pages of results!
Society of Pennsylvania homepage.
Institute for Ethnic Studies
Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
- Philadelphia Historic Commission. The Commission bears the responsibility for the designation as historic of buildings, structures, sites, objects and districts of historical and architectural significance in Philadelphia.
City Historical Society website (you're already at
the UCHS website, but just in case you're printing out
this page...) .
history (especially West Philadelphia), a special
bibliography prepared by Lauris Olson of the Van Pelt
Library Reference Department at the University
- Places in Time. "Project is an effort to bring together some resources -- images, documents, tools, and links -- for pursuing historical information about place in the five-county Philadelphia area."
related to historic preservation, particularly in
Philadelphia (compiled by former UCHS member Roberta
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