The Pew Charitable Trusts, 2017
Historic sacred places have long served as anchors in Philadelphia’s neighborhoods. They stand out as beacons for their distinctive architecture, large gathering spaces, cultural significance, and charitable works.
In 2017, The Pew Charitable Trusts released Philadelphia’s Historic Sacred Places: Their past, present, and future. The findings indicate that currently, Philadelphia’s historic sacred places are being presented with both challenges and opportunities.