Department of City Planning
Historic Review Commission (HRC)
Historic Review Commission
412-255-2243

The Historic Review Commission (HRC) protects and maintains historically and architecturally significant buildings and neighborhoods in the City. The HRC is comprised of seven members appointed by the Mayor which must include an architect, a preservationist, a realtor, a building inspector, and a planner.

When a building is designated as an historic landmark, the Historic Review Commission has jurisdiction over all proposed new construction, demolition, and exterior work to the building. The review process begins only when an owner decides to do work to the exterior of their building. For more information on designating structures in your neighborhood as historic landmarks, call 412-255-2243.

Requests for Proposals

Officers

  • Chairman (vacant)
  • Ernie Hogan (Acting Chair)
  • Noor Ismail, Director of City Planning
  • John Jennings, Acting Chief of the Bureau of Building Inspection
  • Linda McClelland
  • Joe Serrao
  • vacant

HRC Rules & Procedures

Application Form and Requirements

Historic District Guidelines

Historic District Maps

Historic Preservation Program References

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Cultural Resource Database
National Park Service Technical Briefs

Additional Items

Produce Terminal Historic Nomination
Hunt Armory Historic Nomination
Naser's Tavern Historic Nomination

For Public Comment Only

City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning
200 Ross Street, Fourth Floor | Pittsburgh, PA 15219 | 412-255-2200 | E-mail

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