National Historic District Meeting

The Historical Society of Tacony will host a special community meeting on Monday, December 14, 2015 at 6:30 PM at Tacony Library, 6742 Torresdale Avenue.  

The exclusive topic will be the establishment of what is known as the Disston Estate as a National Historic District.  The nomination is currently pending and members of the Society are expected to appear before the PA Historical and Museum Commission if February to support the nomination.  

Members of the Society and representatives from PHMC and Preservation Design Partners will be present at the meeting to present an overview of the proposed Historic District and answer any questions attendees may have.  

The proposed area extends from about Magee Avenue to Princeton Avenue, from Torresdale Avenue east to Keystone Street, and from about Magee Avenue to Tyson Avenue from Torresdale Avenue west to Jackson/Gillespie/Cottage Streets.  

All residents living in and near the proposed Historic District are urged to attend.