Zoning & Historic Preservation

Current Issues

The Society Hill Civic Association advocates for the preservation and restoration of its historic buildings, as well as representing the community’s interest concerning zoning issues. Currently, the Association is working on the following important zoning issues listed below. Click on the links to get more information.

Society Hill Master Plan (Updated 7/17/18)

Neighborhood Plan: The Remapping of Society Hill   

5th Street: The Proposed Development of the ACME Site  

 Zoning & Historic Preservation Resources



Park your car on the opposite side of the street on Friday evening, May 11th, after 6 pm where posted. Posted boundaries: Lombard to, but not including Walnut, and from Front to 8th Street plus blocks surrounding Pennsylvania Hospital. Cars will be ticketed between 8 am and 3 pm on Saturday, May 12th if they are not moved for street cleaning. Synagogue parking will be permitted after 8:30 am on the south side of the 300, 400, and 500 blocks of Spruce and Lombard. Re-park your car after 1PM and before 3pm on Saturday to avoid ticketing.