Events

Big Heart Trivia – Feb 13th

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a night of trivia! Support Friends of Albright at Wigle Whiskey! A portion of the sales from this evening will be donated to Friends of Albright.

Date: February 13, 2017
Time: 6pm-9pm
Location: Wigle Wiskey – 2401 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Please RSVP on this Google form. (Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1614413568867482/)

Trivia Details

Trivia will be hosted by Dave Mansueto and the team who hosts Pub Quiz night at Brillobox in Lawrenceville every Wednesday.  Questions will be a mix of Valentine’s Day and Albright trivia.

Study up on your Albright trivia by reading this article on Albright’s history from the East Liberty Valley Historic Society, some of the new articles about Albright, and follow @AlbrightPGH on Twitter.

THANK YOU

Friends of Albright would like to extend a sincere thanks to

  • Wigle Whiskey for hosting this event
  • Amy Enrico, owner of Tazzo D’oro for providing food for the evening
  • Preservation Pittsburgh, Young Preservationists & East Liberty Valley Historic Society for helping to spread the word.
Events

Fri 12/4 Lecture About Buildings That Have Been Demolished in the East End

albright-ELVH-Dec-lectureThis Friday, December 4, 2015, the East Liberty Valley Historical Society is holding a lecture titled “In Plain Sight: Fragments of a Vanished East End” which will look at some of the buildings that have been demolished in the East End including Col. James M. Guffey Houses, the Croghan-Schenley Estate, the Buick Motor Car Company, the Thomas Atterbury House, and others.

The Croghan-Schneley Estate (Stanton Heights)

Albright-Croghan-estateThis was located in Stanton Heights. You can read more about the golf course that was located here from this 2009 Post-Gazette article. The blog Old Pittsburgh Maps has an extensive post on this property here which includes some of the blue prints of the house here.

You can view many more photos from this building via the Library of Congress here.

Lecture: In Plain Sight: Fragments of a Vanished East End
Friday, December 4, 2015
7:30pm
East Liberty Presbyterian Church
Hosted by East Liberty Valley Historical Society
Free, you can RSVP on the Historic Preservation MeetUp page here.

Follow the East Liberty Valley Historical Society on Facebook here. The East Liberty Valley Historical Society featured Albright in their September newsletter here.

history of Albright United Methodist Church