Events · historic preservation

Rust Belt Coalition of Young Preservationists Comes to Pittsburgh this Weekend

One of the many groups that has been supportive of Friends of Albright has been the Young Preservationists of Pittsburgh. (YPA named Albright to their 2015 Top 10 list.) This weekend, April 8-10, 2016, the Young Preservations of Pittsburgh are hosting the Rust Belt Coalition of Young Preservationists here in Pittsburgh. Young preservationists from Buffalo,… Continue reading Rust Belt Coalition of Young Preservationists Comes to Pittsburgh this Weekend

Church Services

Sunday, March 13 – Rev. Joann Simonson Will Preach

Did you know that Albright is one of the oldest continually operating congregations in the Pittsburgh area? Thanks to the help of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Albright has been able to continue their weekly worship services in the Chapel at the East End Cooperative Ministries Community House. This simple service lasts about 45 minutes and includes… Continue reading Sunday, March 13 – Rev. Joann Simonson Will Preach

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