Philadelphia Historic Districts on the National Register of Historic Places


Bella Vista
Washington Avenue Historic District
Roughly bounded by Carpenter, Washington, 10th, and Broad Streets

Brewerytown
Brewerytown Historic District
Roughly bounded by 30th St., Girard Ave., 32nd St. and Glenwood Ave.

Girard Avenue West Historic District

Roughly bounded by W Girard Ave between N Taney and N 29th Streets

Chestnut Hill
Chestnut Hill Historic District
Roughly bounded by Fairmount Park and Montgomery Co. Line

Druim Moir Historic District

Bounded by Fairmount Park, Cherokee St., Hartwell Lane and Valley Green Rd.

Fairmount
Fairmount Avenue Historic District
Fairmount Ave., Melon St., North St., 15th St., 16th St., and 17th St.

Spring Garden District

Roughly bounded by Fairmount, Mt. Vernon, 15th and 19th Streets.

Germantown
Rittenhouse Town Historic District
206–210 Lincoln Dr

Tulpehocken Station Historic District

Roughly bounded by McCallum St., W. Walnut Ln., Penn Central RR tracks, and W. Tulpehocken

Wayne Junction Historic District

Roughly bounded by W. Berkley St., Roberts, Germantown, & Wayne Aves.

Colonial Germantown Historic District

6500–7600 blks. of Germantown Ave. from Ft. Washington branch of PA RR to Sharpnack St.

Loft District
Callowhill Industrial Historic District
Roughly bounded by Pearl St, N Broad St, Hamilton St, and the Reading Railroad Viaduct

Manayunk
Manayunk Main Street Historic District
Roughly bounded by Reading RR, Flat Rock Dam, Schuylkill River, and Lot 4025 Main St.

North Philadelphia
Girard Avenue Historic District
1415–2028 Girard Ave. and 1700 blk. of Thompson St.

Lower North Philadelphia Speculative Housing Historic District

Roughly bounded by N. 15th St., Sydenham St., N. 16th St., Montgomery Av., N. 19th St. Jefferson St., Willington St.

West Diamond Street Townhouse Historic District

3008–3146, 3011–3215 Diamond St.

North Broad Street Mansion District

Roughly bounded by Broad, Jefferson, Willington, and Oxford Streets

Northern Liberties
Northern Liberties Historic District
Roughly bounded by Brown, Boone and Galloway, Green and Wallace, and Fifth and Sixth Streets

Old City
Elfreth’s Alley Historic District
Between 2nd and Front Streets

Old City Historic District

Old city area including parts of Washington Square East Development Area and Franklin Square East Development Area

Powelton Village
Powelton Historic District
Roughly bounded by Brandywine St., 32nd to 39th Streets. and Lancaster Ave.

Queen Village
South Front Street Historic District
700–712 S. Front St., W side Bainbridge St. to Kenilworth St.

Southwark District

Bounded by Delaware, Washington Aves., 5th, Lombard, Front, and Catherine Streets

Rittenhouse & Washington Square
Broad Street Historic District
Roughly bounded by Juniper, Cherry, 15th, and Pine Streets.

Rittenhouse Square
Center City West Commercial Historic District
Roughly bounded by Chestnut, Fifteenth, Walnut, Sansom & Twenty-first Streets

Ramcat Historic District

Roughly bounded by Market, Twenty-third, and Bainbridge Streets, and RR yards

Rittenhouse Historic District

Roughly bounded by Waverly, 15th, Sanson, Ludlow, 23rd and 25th Streets

Walnut-Chancellor Historic District

21st., Walnut and Chancellor Streets

Roxborough
Upper Roxborough Historic District
Roughly bounded by Cathedral, Harner, Lare, Summit, Eva; Lower: roughly bounded by Eva, Dearnley and Shawmont

South Philadelphia
Philadelphia Naval Shipyard Historic District
S. Broad St.

Society Hill
Society Hill Historic District
Front St. to Eighth St. between Walnut and Pine Streets

Temple
Yorktown Historic District
Roughly bounded by Cecil B. Moore Ave., N. 10th, W. Oxford, N. 11th, W. Stiles, W. Flora, & N. 13th St.

Torresdale
Greenbelt Knoll Historic District
I-19 Longford St, roughly bounded by Holme Ave and Pennypack Park Greenway

University City
Drexel Development Historic District
Roughly bounded by Pine, Delancy, 39th and 40th Streets

University of Pennsylvania Campus Historic District

Roughly bounded by Hamilton Walk, South, 32nd, Walnut, 36th, Spruce, and 39th Streets

West Philadelphia
Cobbs Creek Automobile Suburb Historic District
Roughly bounded by Cobbs Creek Parkway, Spruce St., 62nd St., and Angora St.

Garden Court Historic District

Roughly bounded by Larchwood Ave., 46th, 50th, and Pine Streets

Haddington Historic District

6000 blks. of Market, Ludlow and Chestnut

Parkside Historic District

Bounded by Penn-Central RR track, 38th St., Girard, Parkside and Belmont Aves

West Philadelphia Streetcar Suburb Historic District

Roughly bounded by U. of Pennsylvania campus, Woodlands Cemetery, Powelton Ave., 52nd St., and Woodland Ave.

Washington Square
Clinton Street Historic District
Bounded by 9th, 11th, Pine, and Cypress Streets

East Center City Commercial Historic District

Roughly bounded by 6th, Juniper, Market and Locust Streets

Washington Square West Historic District

Roughly bounded by 8th, Locust, Broad, and Lombard Streets