Historic Preservation

Students Carly Adler and Hillary Morales Robles photograph and document the interior of Holy Apostles and the Mediator Episcopal Church (HAM), a historically African American Parish in West Philadelphia
Carly Adler (MSHP ’22) and Hillary Morales Robles (MSHP/ARCH ’22) take photographs and document the interior of Holy Apostles and the Mediator Episcopal Church (HAM), a historically African American parish located in West Philadelphia.
Alison Cavicchio (MSHP ’22) diagrams major themes in her thesis on a whiteboard
Alison Cavicchio (MSHP ’22) diagrams major themes in her thesis, “An Evaluation of Shelter Coating as a Preventive Conservation Method for Earthen Sites”.
Students have fun practicing drone photography during their summer internship at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin Midway Barns in Wisconsin.
Students have fun practicing drone photography during their summer internship at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin Midway Barns in Wisconsin. Clockwise: Qianhui Ni (MSHP ’23), Yi-Ju Chen (MSHP ’23), Colin Cohan (MSHP ’23), John Hinchman (Lecturer and MSHP ’01), and Shixin Zhao (MSHP ’23).
First-year Historic Preservation students on a site visit at Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
First-year Historic Preservation students on a site visit at Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Founded in 1787, the church rests upon the oldest parcel of land in the United States continuously owned by African-Americans and is the mother church of the nation's first black denomination.
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Carly Adler (MSHP ’22) and Hillary Morales Robles (MSHP/ARCH ’22) take photographs and document the interior of Holy Apostles and the Mediator Episcopal Church (HAM), a historically African American parish located in West Philadelphia.
Alison Cavicchio (MSHP ’22) diagrams major themes in her thesis, “An Evaluation of Shelter Coating as a Preventive Conservation Method for Earthen Sites”.
Students have fun practicing drone photography during their summer internship at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin Midway Barns in Wisconsin. Clockwise: Qianhui Ni (MSHP ’23), Yi-Ju Chen (MSHP ’23), Colin Cohan (MSHP ’23), John Hinchman (Lecturer and MSHP ’01), and Shixin Zhao (MSHP ’23).
First-year Historic Preservation students on a site visit at Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Founded in 1787, the church rests upon the oldest parcel of land in the United States continuously owned by African-Americans and is the mother church of the nation's first black denomination.

Managing change of our inherited built environment is the core task of the Historic Preservation field. The question is not simply how we do this, but for whom, and to what end? 

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