Categories: Public Preservation Projects

Franklin Street Train Station

Don’t miss the dramatic before & after pictures at the bottom of the page! The Franklin Street Train Station in Reading, PA was originally built in the 1920’s as a station along the Reading Railroad shipping and passenger “Main Line” between Pottsville/Shanokin and Philadelphia.  The station served rail and bus service for decades.  In 1972 …

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Hearths are often the heart of a home.

Petersen House

Built in 1849 by a German tailor, this plain red brick, three-story (and basement), Federal Style townhouse is unassuming and easily overlooked.  Located across the street from Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C., the Peterson House would fatefully be propelled into iconic status when President Abraham Lincoln was rushed inside after being shot by John Wilkes-Booth …

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