Events · historic preservation

Two Important Preservation Events This Week – Saving Sacred Spaces & Conversation About East Liberty & North Side

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

Architecture of Albright · historic preservation

Akron Plan Churches and Albright

[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

Friends of Albright Updates · historic preservation

Tell the Planning Commission You Support Historic Designation for 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

historic preservation

Tue 5/3: Support Albright at Pgh Planning Commission Hearing

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

historic preservation · In the News

Albright Featured on The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Instagram Account

Last weekend, the young preservationists who attended of the Rust Belt Summit here in Pittsburgh stopped by to take a look at Albright and the National Trust for Historic Preservation shared the photo on the Saving Places Instagram account. Thank you for helping to spread the word about our efforts to preserve the Albright Church… Continue reading Albright Featured on The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Instagram Account

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