Historic Preservation Law: Obligations and Opportunities

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On-Demand Video
---------- CLE 5 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $279.00
New Attorney: $140.00
Subscribers Pay: $0.00
Video Replay - Bellefonte
Centre County Bar Association
Eugene Lederer Bar Center, 192 Match Factory Place, Bellefonte PA, 16823
STARTThu., Feb. 07, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDThu., Feb. 07, 2019
3:30 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $279.00
New Attorney: $140.00
Video Replay - Mechanicsburg
PBI Conference Center
5080 Ritter Road, Rossmoyne Exit, Rt. 15, Mechanicsburg PA, 17055
STARTThu., Jan. 24, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDThu., Jan. 24, 2019
3:30 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $279.00
New Attorney: $140.00
Video Replay - Philadelphia
The CLE Conference Center
Wanamaker Building, 10th Floor, Suite 1010, Philadelphia PA, 19107
STARTTue., Feb. 26, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDTue., Feb. 26, 2019
3:30 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $279.00
New Attorney: $140.00
Video Replay - Pittsburgh
PBI Professional Development Center
Heinz 57 Center, 339 Sixth Avenue, 7th Fl., Pittsburgh PA, 15222
STARTMon., Feb. 25, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDMon., Feb. 25, 2019
3:30 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $279.00
New Attorney: $140.00
Video Replay - West Chester
Chester County Bar Association
15 W Gay Street, 2nd Floor, West Chester PA, 19380
STARTMon., Jan. 28, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDMon., Jan. 28, 2019
3:30 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $279.00
New Attorney: $140.00

* = Ethics information has been integrated throughout this program. To receive ethics credit, you must attend the entire course.


This course will provide guidance for attorneys, architects, and developers through the real estate development process as it relates to the preservation of historic properties.

  • Basics of Historic Preservation in Pennsylvania: Substance and Procedure
  • Key Issues in Effective Nominations
  • Pennsylvania’s Environmental Bill of Rights and Administrative Practice
  • Local Review under State and Federal Environmental Law
  • Hot Topics in Pennsylvania Preservation Law

All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download. A printed copy of the course book is available, at a discount to attendees, for $40. Additional copies are available at full price. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI Customer Service at 800-932-4637. Printed versions of the course book will not be distributed at the course; please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed versions of the course book to be shipped.


  • Introduction and Overview
  • Historic Preservation Law Practice in Philadelphia
  • The Designation Process in Philadelphia
  • Historic Preservation in the Commonwealth
  • Environmentally Sound Preservation Practices
  • The Future of Historic Preservation
  • Q&A Wrap-up

Recorded live in November 2018.


Laura A. Blau AIA, CPHC, CPHB BluPath Design Inc
Jonathan E. Farnham Ph.D. Philadelphia Historical Commission
Fred B. Fromhold Esq. Fromhold Jaffe & Adams
David M. Gest Esq. Ballard Spahr LLP
Ebony H Griffin Esq. The Public Interest Law Center
Patrick Grossi Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
Jed Levin National Park Services
Carl S. Primavera Esq. Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP
Leonard F. Reuter Esq. City of Philadelphia
Robert J. Shusterman Esq., AIA
Michael Sklaroff Esq. Ballard Spahr LLP
Neil Sklaroff Esq. Ballard Spahr LLP
George E. Thomas Ph.D. CivicVisions, LP
Robert P. Thomas AIA Campbell Thomas & Co. Architects
Dennis Hsiao-Shin Yuen Esq. City of Philadelphia Law Dept.
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.