In January of 2002 the architectural firm
of Kise, Straw & Kolodner did a historic
assessment on 1000 Main Street for the
Delaware County Planning
Department.  This is one of the
drawings of its possible restored
Note the original  vertical
board and batten siding
1000 Main Heritage Arts Center
Darby Area Heritage Arts)
Contact J. Haigis
Project Coordinator
c/o 1006 Main Street
Darby, PA 19012
(610) 583-0788
The campaign has started to turn 1000 Main Street (circa 1852) ,
into a Heritage Arts Center. The building has good bones (see pictures
Your Help is Needed  
Heritage Arts is a comprehensive term encompasing crafts and skills in
areas of music, geneology, architecture, folklore, and more.
Contact 1000 Main Heritage Arts to learn more  
Joists and purlins
seem to be  in
good shape.
These are the
metal panels we
are considering
1000 Main Street, Darby, PA was built before the Civil War by
craftsmen with love and strong timber.
The Friends of the Blue Bell have been promoting area history
since 1985 and need a home
More about
Darby History
Proposal for 1000
60 second
Kise, Straw, and Kolodner 2002 assessment
WJE Assessment
First Floor Plan
Sections of 2009 IBC
2009 IBC