Office of Mayor William Peduto
Historic Review Commission (HRC)


The Historic Review Commission 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.

Governing Documents

Pittsburgh Code Title Eleven, Section 1101.07
HRC Rules and Procedures

Appointment Guidelines

  • 7 members
    • All appointed by Mayor; confirmed by City Council
    • 1 “professional preservationist or architectural historian active with a broad-based local organization involved with historic preservation and/or history”
    • 1 architect recommended by appropriate professional societies
    • 1 from Department of City Planning
    • 1 from Bureau of Building Inspection
    • 1 from Greater Pittsburgh Board of Realtors


  • Michael A. Stern, Chair (Preservationist)
    Term expires 2/28/2011
  • Ernie Hogan (Real Estate)
    Term expires 5/29/2012
  • Linda McClellan (At Large)
    Term expires 5/29/2012
  • Joe Serrao (Architect)
    Term expires 5/29/2012
  • Arthur Sheffield (At Large)
    Term expires 2/28/2011
  • John Jennings (BBI)
  • Noor Ismail (City Planning)

Residency Requirements



First Wednesday of each month

Contact Information



The Office of Mayor William Peduto
512 City County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-255-2626

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