The Roundhouse at 7th and Race Streets. 

Interested in the future of the Roundhouse? The City of Philadelphia recently launched a community engagement process to seek public input on the future of the former Police Administration Building. The first public event will take place on August 4 at Franklin Square. Details below. 

Your August

Preservation To-Do List

Thursday, August 4

1:00 pm


Framing the Future of the Roundhouse


Presented by City of Philadelphia


For More Information

Saturday, August 6

12:00 pm


Art/Rock/Revelry - Opening Reception


Presented by Neon Museum of Philadelphia


For More Information

Thursday, August 11

6:00 pm


Cyclical City: Philadelphia and 350 years of Hydrology with Jill Desimini


Presented by Athenaeum of Philadelphia


For More Information

Philadelphia Historical Commission August Meetings


Monthly Meeting

Friday, August 12 at 9:00 am

 

Architectural Committee Meeting

Tuesday, August 23 at 9:00 am


For More Information

Friday, August 12

7:00 pm


Full Moon History Tours


Presented by Friends of Laurel Hill


For More Information

Saturday, August 13

10:00 am


Discover Strawberry Mansion and East Park Historic Tour


Presented by Fairmount Park Conservancy


For More Information

Saturday, August 13

3:00 pm



2022 Obon Festival

 

Presented by Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia

 

For More Information

Friday, August 19

10:00 am


Library Company History and Exhibitions Tour


Presented by Library Company of Philadelphia


For More Information

Tuesday, August 23

12:00 pm


Behind the Marquee: Historic Theater Buildings at the Athenaeum with Bruce Laverty


Presented by The Athenaeum of Philadelphia


For More Information

Wednesday, August 24

5:30 pm


Volunteer Happy Hour


Presented by Friends of the Rail Park


For More Information

Friday, August 26

5:45 pm


Final Friday - Bike Night


Presented by Friends of the Rail Park


For More Information

Thursday- Sunday in August

Check website for tour times


Cliveden Spring and Summer Tour Season


Presented by Cliveden of the National Trust


For More Information

Wednesdays in August

12:00 pm


Graveside Chats: Where the Streets Have No Name: streets and cities named after BG people


Presented by Christ Church Burial Ground


For More Information

Fridays in August

5:00 pm


After Hours Evening Tour: Madmen and Medicine


Presented by Christ Church Burial Ground


For More Information


Looking for more to do?

Sign up for a Preservation Alliance Neighborhood Walking Tour to further explore Philadelphia! 

View our Current Tour Schedule Here
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Tours this week:

Wednesday, August 3 at 6pm

Rittenhouse Square Sacred Sites

Saturday, August 6 at 10am

Frank Furness: A Talk and Tour

Sunday, August 7 at 2pm

Northern Liberties

Save the Date: September 22

2022 Architectural Dinner at Glen Foerd

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