Here are two events this week that may be of interest to the Friends of Albright Community. Albright will be featured on one of the panels at the Saving Sacred Spaces Summit on Thursday. Thursday, March 23 – Saving Sacred Spaces Summit Join the Young Preservationists Association as we welcome Partners for Sacred Places, The Steeple… Continue reading Two Important Preservation Events This Week – Saving Sacred Spaces & Conversation About East Liberty & North Side
A long overdue update on the Albright Community Thanksgiving-eve dinner. A HUGE thank you to everyone who helped to make this year’s dinner a success. We served dinner to over 200 neighbors from across the city. Over 100 volunteers helped to cook, serve, set tables, and clean up after the meal. It was a true… Continue reading Thank You for Making the 2016 Albright Thanksgiving Dinner a Success!
This year’s Dinner will be held on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at First United Methodist Church, 5401 Centre Avenue, 15232. (Just down the block from the Albright Church Building). The Albright Community Thanksgiving-Eve dinner is more than making sure everyone has some turkey and stuffing to eat on Thanksgiving day (many folks take home an… Continue reading Wed. 11/23/16 – Albright Thanksgiving-Eve Dinner
Pittsburgh City Council has scheduled a public hearing on the historic designation of the Albright Church building for Monday, July 25, 2016 at 2pm in City Council Chambers. This is the LAST opportunity for the public to speak out in support of a historic designation for the building. Here is how you can help: 1. Attend… Continue reading City Council Hearing on Historic Designation for Albright Scheduled for Mon. July 25
[Note: A member of the Albright congregation recently brought us some photos from and artifacts from the church. One of these photos led to a much larger conversation about church architecture and we have learned even more about how significant Albrigth is in terms of architectural history.] Akron Plan Churches and Albright by John Conti There… Continue reading Akron Plan Churches and Albright
If you cannot attend the public hearing on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 (time, date & hearing location details are available here), you can send a letter supporting historic designation for the Albright Church building. Over 40 letters of support in addition to 800 petition signatures were submitted to the Historic Review Commission for the March… Continue reading Tell the Planning Commission You Support Historic Designation for Albright
The next step in the Historic Designation process for the Albright church building is a public hearing in front of the City of Pittsburgh Planning Commission. The public hearing on the Albright building is on the agenda for the Tuesday May 3, 2016 Planning Commission hearing. The agenda for the meeting is available online here.… Continue reading Tue 5/3: Support Albright at Pgh Planning Commission Hearing