Do you love old buildings? Want to learn more about historic preservation in Pittsburgh? This Monday, November 16, The City of Pittsburgh, Department of City Planning is hosting a one day conference on historic planning at Point Park University.
Preserving the Past by Planning for the Future
When: Monday, November 16, 2015
Where: Point Park University | Lawrence Hall | 212 Wood Street, 3rd Floor Ballroom
Cost: The conference is free to attend, but you MUST RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
8:00 – 8:30 Event Registration
8:30 – 8:45 Welcome
8:45–9:00 Point Park University & Historic Preservation
9:00–10:00 Historic Preservation:… Read the rest
Love. Love. Love this idea from the Young Preservationists Association of Pittsburgh to promote the YPA Top 10 Preservation Opportunities event next week.
Check out some of these recent Missed Connections posts for a preview of the list of the YPA’s Top Ten Preservation opportunities for 2015.
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u saw me on my street corner…my turrets had caught your eye when u were leaving a wedding. u said i was a princess, but u know i’m a really a queen. name’s anne. used to be with a riverboat captain… Read the rest
About 30 miles west of the city of Pittsburgh, an hour drive by car, along the Kiskiminetas River sits the very tiny Borough of Saltsburg. If you have been reading IheartPGH this summer, you know that I have been spending a lot of time learning about local historic preservation, which has given me the opportunity to learn about many more places of historic interest. Which is exactly how the town of Saltsburg came across my radar. I have been learning about the big beauty of this tiny borough from a friend who is as passionate about promoting Saltsburg, as I… Read the rest
“Will you come to church with me on Sunday” is most certainly not a blog post title I thought I would be writing this summer, or ever. Last Sunday, I attended the service that Albright United Methodist Church held on the lawn in front of their church on Centre Ave. I don’t often go to church, I am not Methodist and I had not attended a church service at Albright before. If I go to church it is to look at the architecture or I will on the rare occasion sneak in the back of East Liberty Presbyterian Church in… Read the rest
The Vacant Home Tour through Wilkinsburg took place on a hot Saturday, May 9th. 88 degrees was too hot to bike from Millvale comfortably, but I didn’t know that until I was standing (uncomfortably) at the registration desk. The walking tour was a little over two miles round trip and, while technically not in the City of Pittsburgh, included a hill or two. Each tour goer picked up a booklet that had descriptions of each home and a map then were sent up the hill to Singer place to the first home.
1329 Singer Place is a shy home, trying… Read the rest