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The Anderson House holds quite a bit of architectural and historical significance for Pittsburgh, the Manchester neighborhood, and any anyone who has ever borrowed a book from the library.
The building is architecturally significant, it was built in 1830 and is one of the oldest buildings in Manchester. This house is also one of the only remaining examples of Greek Revival style architecture in Pittsburgh. Another unusual feature to the Anderson House is the English basement, which is a fancy term for a garden apartment.
Architectural history aside, this building has a connection… Read the rest
Some of the best places in and around Pittsburgh are the libraries. When some of these libraries were built they were way more than a place to find books – both the Braddock Library and the Homestead libraries had pools and gymnasiums too.
This Saturday this first new library building in Pittsburgh will open in the Hill District.
Stop by between 9:30 am and 1pm to celebrate the new library with crafts, storytelling, puppet shows and more.
Hill District Library Grand Opening Celebration
Saturday, October 25, 2008 9:30am-1pm
2177 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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