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Friends of Albright to Receive the Mary J. Paradise Community Preservation Award

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preservation-pittsburgh-awardFriends of Albright is honored to learn that we have been selected to receive the Mary J. Paradise Community Preservation Award from Preservation Pittsburgh. The award will be presented on Thursday, December 16, 2015 at the Preservation Pittsburgh Holiday Party.

From the Preservation Pittsburgh board:

It is my pleasure to notify you that Preservation Pittsburgh‘s Board has selected you to receive this year’s Mary J. Paradise Community Preservation Award.  This award recognizes a community group who worked to further historic preservation as a public good within the City of Pittsburgh.

Specifically, that Board wishes to acknowledge the significant contributions surrounding the once and future Albright United Methodist Church.  We also would like to recognize your community advocacy in educating the public about the building’s history and the role it plays as an aesthetically integral part of Bloomfield.

We are honored to have our efforts to preserve and reuse the Albright Church building recognized by Preservation Pittsburgh. We are delighted that so many members of the community have come together to ensure that Albright remains a bright spot in the Bloomfield neighborhood.

Please celebrate with us and support Preservation Pittsburgh at their annual holiday party.

Preservation Pittsburgh Holiday Party
Thursday, December 17, 2015
6-9pm
Arnold’s Tea, 502 E Ohio St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
More information about the event is available here.

About Mary J. Paradise

Mary J. Paradise founded Preservation Pittsburgh in 1999. Her records from the organization are available in the archives at the University of Pittsburgh.

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