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Historic Preservation Law: Obligations and Opportunities

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---------- CLE 5 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $279.00
New Attorney: $140.00
Subscribers Pay: $0.00


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.

Practice Areas


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 Mendal Gest Esq. Ballard Spahr LLP (Phila)
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 (Phila)
Leonard F. Reuter Esq. City of Philadelphia Law Department
Robert J. Shusterman Esq.
Michael Sklaroff Esq. Ballard Spahr LLP (Phila)
Neil Sklaroff Esq. Ballard Spahr LLP (Phila)
George E. Thomas Ph.D. CivicVisions, LP
Robert P. Thomas AIA Campbell Thomas & Co. Architects
Dennis H.S. Yuen Esq. City of Philadelphia Law Department
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.
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