Friends of Albright Updates · In the News

Post-Gazette: “Historic review panel OKs designation for church”

On Wednesday afternoon, we attended the public hearing on the historic designation for the Albright church building with 43 letters of support 820 petition signatures 30 people who showed up to show their support for historic preservation of this beautiful building. It was incredible to see the broad base of community support from all across the… Continue reading Post-Gazette: “Historic review panel OKs designation for church”

Friends of Albright Updates

Support Historic Designation for Albright

UPDATE (2/4/2016): On Wednesday, February 3, 2016 the City of Pittsburgh Historic Review Commission voted to move the historic nomination forward. There will be a public hearing for the historic designation at the next Historic Review Commission Meeting on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Post-Gazette article on the HRC’s decision at the February meeting: “Preservation fight… Continue reading Support Historic Designation for Albright

Events · History

Sun 1/31 – FREE Lecture on the History of Albright

Justin Greenawalt from East Liberty Valley Historical Society will give a lecture on the history of the Albright United Methodist Church Building on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at the East End Cooperative Ministries Community House. Please use Entrance A on Station Street. You can visit playster audiobooks if you are looking for best provider of… Continue reading Sun 1/31 – FREE Lecture on the History of Albright

Meet the Neighbors

Then: Christopher Zug’s House, Now: Giant Eagle Market District

Thanks to the East Liberty Valley Historical Society, we are learning lots more about the history of some of Albright’s neighbors. Here is a post from the East Liberty Valley Historical Society on Christopher Zug, whose property is now the site of the Giant Eagle Market District. Go to the article now. [If you are… Continue reading Then: Christopher Zug’s House, Now: Giant Eagle Market District

Friends of Albright Updates

Friends of Albright 2015 Highlights

Thank you for all of your support in helping to make sure that Albright continues to be a bright spot in the community! Not only were we able to help the congregation of Albright United Methodist Church continue their weekly Sunday services (a huge thank you to Pittsburgh Theological Seminary for helping to coordinate a… Continue reading Friends of Albright 2015 Highlights

Events · Friends of Albright Updates

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

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