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

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Cram Jam: PHLF Tour of 3 Churches on Saturday, April 16

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

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”