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Spring Hill Spring - Summer Celebration!

This year Preservation Pittsburgh turns 25 and we have much to celebrate, like the landmarking of Spring Hill's Voegtly Spring!

Help us celebrate our Silver Anniversary and the landmarking of Pittsburgh’s historic springs on Friday, August 11 at Wigle’s Barrelhouse & Whiskey Garden on the North Side! Stop by the Barrelhouse (1055 Spring Garden Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212) between 6 and 9 pm.  Graciously, Wigle Whiskey is helping the cause and Preservation Pittsburgh will receive a portion of all sales of Wigle cocktails, bottles, and merchandise!  

The event is rain or shine (in case of rain, we’ll be under cover in the barrelhouse & tasting room).

Come support our endeavors by purchasing drinks at Wigle Whiskey. There is no admission charge for the event. Bring your friends, buy drinks (responsibly), and mingle with those who love Pittsburgh!  Baby Loves Tacos will also be joining us at the event, so, come hungry!

You are welcome to park in all the following places:

  1. Gravel lot on Spring Garden Ave, diagonal from Whiskey Garden
  2. Alley behind Whiskey Garden, access from Vinial or Basin St. 
  3. Street Parking on Troy Hill Rd, Vinial, Voskamp. Access Voskamp St via Basin Street.
  4. Lots surrounding Penn Brewery (next to municipal building, gravel lot on Troy Hill Road, gravel lot on Vinial St)
  5. Lot behind Schiller Classical Academy which you can get to via Wetach St.

Please do not park on sidewalks on Spring Garden Avenue! Wigle enjoys a good relationship with their neighbors and your cooperation is appreciated. 

For more info (including parking):

Special thanks to Wigle for allowing us to host this event!

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Buttresses, Bell Towers, & Breakfast

Since its inception, Wilkinsburg has been recognized as a city of beautiful religious buildings;  its religious art and architecture is unsurpassed in design, quality, and workmanship.  Historic buildings are places and spaces people hold dear and are integral to our past, present, and future.  Wilkinsburg, the City of Churches.

This fall Preservation Pittsburgh will recognize Wilkinsburg’s irreplaceable religious architecture by sponsoring an amateur photography contest open to all residents and congregations in the borough.

Please join us for the awards ceremony, November 5, 2016, at 10:00am, when winners will be selected from two categories, adults and children 12 and under.  Those selected will receive a prize of up to $100 and breakfast will be provided to all participants and their friends.


We hope you will participate in our contest and show off your beautiful historic building!

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Pittsburgh Preservation Summit: Preserving the Past by Planning for the Future

Pittsburgh Preservation Summit: Preserving the Past by Planning for the Future

The City of Pittsburgh will hold a preservation summit on Monday, November 16, 2015 at Point Park University to give an update on the recommendations of its Cultural Heritage Plan.

Host: City of Pittsburgh Department of Planning
Date: Monday, November 16, 8:00a.m.—3:30p.m.
Venue: Point Park University, Third Floor Ballroom, Lawrence Hall
             212 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Featured speakers:
—Donovan Rypkema, a principal at PlaceEconomics, will discuss the conclusions of the Historic Preservation Economic Study commissioned by the City.
—Nore Winter, a preservation specialist, will focus on the City's Historic Guidelines and the utility of conservation districts.

In addition, discussion will feature ongoing historic preservation initiatives in the City, including a question-and-answer session with City officials and with representatives of all three preservation groups.

For more information and to register please contact City Planning at 412-255-2243. This event is free and open to the public.

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