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For copies of Commissions and Board meeting agendas prior to 2015, please contact the Township Manager Office at 610-649-4000.

Public Participation During Virtual Township Meetings 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lower Merion Township Board of Commissioners as well as Township advisory boards are conducting their meetings virtually.  For information regarding how the public can provide comments and/or participate in these meetings, click on the link for the meeting below. 

Historical Commission

Regular Monthly Meeting

  • Date: 05/18/2020 4:00 PM  
  • Location: virtual via ZOOM
Chair: Christian Busch
Vice-Chair: Melanie Piltch



1. 2020-R-11 - 1415 Lane’s End, Villanova - Class 1

The applicant proposes to construct a garage addition and make other modifications to the home, including changing siding material and constructing second floor dormers. Application was tabled after virtual review in April.

2. 2020-R-13 – 1249 Bryn Tyddyn Drive, Gladwyne – Class 2

The property owner made several modifications to this 1939 R. Brognard Okie house without Historical Commission review. These items must be reviewed by the Commission prior to the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy. The modifications include the replacement of seven windows on the north façade, capping of trim on the same seven windows, the replacement of an entrance door on the north façade,and the modification of the frame around the north façade entrance door.

3. 2020-R-14 – 1600 Monk Road, Gladwyne – Class 2

Application to construct an open carport over an area beyond the existing garage.  

4. 2020-R-15 – 1502 Old Gulph Road, Villanova – Class 2

Application to construct a stair tower on the rear elevation of the residence and to remove a chimney.

Public participation via email to, by postal mail addressed to Historical Commission, 75 E. Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA  19003, or by phone to 610-645-6176 is encouraged and comments will be accepted until noon on Monday, May 18, 2020.  Individuals wishing to provide comments via Zoom during this meeting should contact Greg Prichard, Historic Preservation Planner at (610) 645-6176 or before 12:00 p.m. on Monday, May 18, 2020.

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