World Heritage City Resources

Want to learn more, get involved, or share educational World Heritage City resources with your community? You’ve come to the right place. Just follow the links.

How to Participate in the World Heritage City Program

Volunteer, donate, or support the WHC project.

Find World Heritage City Educational Resources

Lesson plans K-12, coloring book, directory.

World Heritage Tool Kit for EducatorsLearn more and download the document.

About African-American History, US History and World History: See the list of lessons plans and download them

Watch the World Heritage City Film

Want a quick lesson on Philadelphia’s amazing heritage? View this fact-packed documentary. The film is available in twelve languages. 

View the World Heritage City FAQ

Get the details on the project’s origins, accomplishments, and the strategic plan.

How to Use the World Heritage City Seal

Approved projects and events can be branded with the official Philadelphia World Heritage City Seal. This open-source logo can be used in any and all of your non-mercantile materials. Click here to read more information about the seal, to download the file and the usage guidelines.

GPA's World Heritage Education and Community Initiatives

We have developed and implemented World Heritage Education Programs to help cultivate Philadelphia’s youth into global citizens. Watch the following videos for an inside look of our education programs and resources available.

Click here to view this video with French or Spanish subtitles. 

World Heritage Day 2017 at Tilden Middle School:

Heritage Storytelling of Philadelphia

Not only are we focussed on Philadelphia's continual urban growth and preservation of our historic districts, we also celebrate our many diversified communities that underscored Philadelphia's designation as a World Heritage City. Listen to their stories!

Turn on the Closed Caption setting to watch this video with French or Spanish subtitles.