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Blaxploitation Advertisements Circulated throughout Allegheny City 1840’s-1890…

Aug 5, 2019 | | Say something

Back in the late 1800’s most local and national business chains advertised on trading cards.  Most of the cards were in full color but once in a while some would appear in black and white.  Cartoon art seems to be featured and most of them are very detailed.  A couple of years ago, the Allegheny … read more

Allegheny City Historic Gallery at Anderson Mansion During August!

Jul 27, 2019 | | Say something

Starting on August 4, 2019, the Allegheny City Historic Gallery will be displaying photos of old Manchester at the historic Anderson Mansion located at 1423 Liverpool Street.  The display will be part of a House & Garden Tour to take place throughout the month of August, brought to you by the Manchester Historic Society.  The … read more

Remembering The Islam Grotto!

Feb 2, 2019 | | 2 comments

Recently on Facebook former Northsider, Noreen Bartins shared her family photos of the Islam Grotto located at 725 Allegheny Avenue.  Her family owned the parking lot next to it and the house behind the building. Many Northsiders remember the iconic figure located in front of the building.  Many children even claimed to be a little … read more

Remembering the 2001 Nightclub!

Jan 4, 2019 | | 1 comment

In the 1970’s the 2001 Nightclub was located on the Northside on General Robinson Street.  For a while it was the hottest disco club in Pittsburgh.  Did you also know that it was part of a franchise that began in Pittsburgh and spread to 25 other cities?  2001 Nightclubs of America was started in 1975 on … read more

Old Northview Heights on Display Through January 2019…

Nov 15, 2018 | | Say something

The Allegheny City Historic Gallery will be displaying old photos of Northview Heights at the Tenants Council Building, 524 Mount Pleasant Road, from Dec 28 – Dec 31 from 3 p.m. til 6 p.m..  During the month of January by appointment only.  The display will show awesome memories of Northview from the 60’s, 70’s & … read more

Allegheny City Times… ACHG Online Newsletter… November 2018

Nov 3, 2018 | | Say something

NOVEMBER 2018 Remember Shopping at Sears on the Northside?   The Holiday Seasons always bring out nostalgic thoughts.  Shopping for gifts and holiday sales is what comes to my mind often when I have a flashback caused by a certain feel of the day, or other abstract reasons.   Born in 1967, my shopping memories on … read more

Remember Shopping at Sears on the Northside?

Nov 3, 2018 | | 4 comments

The Holiday Seasons always bring out nostalgic thoughts.  Shopping for gifts and holiday sales is what comes to my mind often when I have a flashback caused by a certain feel of the day, or other abstract reasons.   Born in 1967, my shopping memories on the Northside include my mother buying shoes at S&S on … read more

Northside Streetcar Collection at Mayfly Nov 10 & 11…

Nov 3, 2018 | | Say something

NOVEMBER 2018   The Allegheny City Historic Gallery will be displaying it’s Northside Streetcar Collection on November 10th & 11th at Mayfly Market & Deli located at 1327 Arch Street (Mexican War Streets).  Come and see beautiful images from the many eras including the 50’s & 60’s when brick streets and tracks dominated the Northside landscape. … read more

ACHG Receives Work Space at Alloy 26 in Nova Place…

Nov 3, 2018 | | Say something

The Allegheny City Historic Gallery was given transitional work space at Alloy 26 in Nova Place, located in the former spot of Woolworth’s in Allegheny Center Mall.  The space was acquired through Alloy 26’s Fellowship Program offered to Pittsburgh based startups, entrepreneurs, makers & other great organizations doing awesome things. (For organizations with under 5 … read more

ACHG returns to Mexican War Street Society to Tell Supernatural History of Northside. Thursday, Oct 25

Oct 22, 2018 | | Say something

Bill & Kim Gandy from the Allegheny City Historic Gallery will be giving a presentation to the Mexican War Streets Society about supernatural occurrences on the Northside at their annual membership meeting.  Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm..  The event will take place at the City of Asylum Bookstore, located at 40 West North Avenue.  This our 2nd … read more