November 2018 Friends of Albright continues to lead efforts to preserve and repurpose the Albright United Methodist Church building as a center that will serve the larger Pittsburgh community. We are continuing to collaborate with several Pittsburgh organization on advocacy, fundraising and measures both inside and outside of the courts to ensure that the Albright… Continue reading Status of the Albright Church Building
Albright was designed by the architect Chancey W. Hodgden, however many of the other churches in Pittsburgh’s East End were designed by architect Ralph Adams Cram. This weekend, Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Association is hosting Cram Jam, a Saturday afternoon tour of three of the churches designed by Cram. Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation—in conjunction with ELPC,… Continue reading Cram Jam: PHLF Tour of 3 Churches on Saturday, April 16
A huge thanks to Pittsburgh photographer Larry Rippel for stopping by and taking some stunning photos of Albright United Methodist Church!
The lights are on! The lights were never technically out, but this is first time we’ve grabbed a photo of the building illuminated. Be sure to follow @AlbrightPGH on Twitter & Instagram for more photos.
On Sunday, July 26 we held a community block party on Graham Street in front of the church. Over a hundred and fifty people stopped by for some fellowship and fun. Pittsburgh Taco Truck and Caustelot Creamery Truck were there to provide lunch and sweet treats! Community members shared ideas on how the Albright Church… Continue reading Albright Community Block Party – A Huge Success!
Last Saturday, a dedicated crew of Albright Church members and community volunteers spent the day trimming, clipping, carrying and cleaning up the front of the church. We even had people who were walking by stop and help with the clean up for a few hours. Lots of neighbors stopped to ask about the church and… Continue reading Success! Volunteers Clean Up Albright Landscaping Before Block Party
Here is an article from the website Keystone Edge on how other churches in Pittsburgh have been reused – Creative church reuse becomes a modern Pittsburgh tradition.