May 30, 2016 |
The Allegheny City Historic Gallery has obtained a very rare photo of Ray Kemp, the Pittsburgh Steelers (then Pirates) 1st African-American player from around 1932. Back on April 9, 2016 we hosted a reunion for the 1st Ward. This was Allegheny City’s oldest ward and also the area where the Rooney football legacy began. Attending … read more
No, it’s not Northside history. It eventually will be! We’ve agreed to team up with Pittsburgh Fringe Festival to host the premiere of “Northeastsouthwest” Here’s a video from our publicist Willy James, showing a sneak peak of the rehearsal and insight as to how the show came about. As a result of hosting this play, … read more
Join us as we explore the inside of the Allegheny Inn, where we’ll be hosting our East Street Valley Reunion on Saturday, April 16th. For more information, visit our Facebook link or our events page. Video by Willy James.
Apr 5, 2016 |
Since opening our physical location at 433 East Ohio Street, we have received many objects from past and present Northsiders which we display in the gallery. The collection is growing almost every day. We wanted to share a few with you from our neighborhood’s past. This stunning collection of Trade Cards predate 1907 back when … read more
We recently put a picture of an old Northside legend on our Facebook page and received an overwhelming response from Northsiders who remember the legend, known by many, as “Nummy Campbell”. This launched a flurry of people who remember Mr. Campbell from their childhood. With everyone tagging their friends and family, this post reached over … read more
Come to down to the gallery today (the day before Easter!) for a brief history of Allegheny/Northside Breweries & Churches. This is an interactive event featuring rare images and objects from actual Allegheny/Northside establishments. Saints and Sinners – Presented by local collector, historian, and resident Dwight Lenzner. Refreshments will be served. $5 Donation at the … read more
The Allegheny City Historic Gallery is now an official partner of the Pittsburgh Bicentennial! You are invited to the Incorporation Day Celebration on Friday, March 18th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. City-County Building, 414 Grant Street. There will be 2 choirs, Pop-Up History Displays and a giant cake for our city. For more information … read more
Walk down Federal Street and parts of East Ohio Street with the Allegheny City Historic Gallery while we tell it’s history, plus show you images of the past. It’s like a walking tour 2.0 with visual aids. The tour starts on Saturday, April 30 at 12 PM from Federal and Henderson, down to the old … read more
A new video commercial brought to you by the Allegheny City Historic Gallery to promote a few of the hidden, lesser known gems on the Northside. Directed by Willy James. Watch below! Follow Willy on Facebook or Twitter.
YOU are invited to come to the Allegheny City Historic Gallery’s Christmas Party TOMORROW (Saturday, December 19, 2015), starting at 3pm at 433 East Ohio St. Pittsburgh, PA. This event features Winter and Holiday photos from the past on display, live jazz with the Lee Robinson & Iska Quartet playing classic Christmas songs, Christmas Caroling … read more