Website Updates

Let us Give you $10 To Donate to Northside History… Courtesy of IOBY!

Oct 21, 2018 | | Say something

We are currently raising funds and taking donations for rent & supplies our new location at the former McNaugher Middle School in the Perry Hilltop Neighborhood.  We have an online fundraising campaign with IOBY who has partnered with the Buhl Foundation & One Northside to help Northside organizations to meet their fundraising goal by matching … read more

J.C. Reed Candy Company, 1521 Monterey Street, Northside

May 31, 2018 | | 4 comments

Since Allegheny City the Northside has been filled with entrepreneurial families which helped create the backbone and identity of our neighborhood.  Seeking to uncover as much Northside history as we can, we truly appreciate family histories because they were our neighbors, friends and relatives.  They are the true pulse of the Northside’s heartbeat.  Sharon Gilmore … read more

The Eclectic History of 8 West North Avenue…

Mar 22, 2018 | | 11 comments

It is very possible that Northside is about to lose one of it’s most noteworthy and historic blocks.  On March 12, 2018 more than 3,000 residents in the Mexican War Streets and Central Northside voted for a motion to tear down 4, 6 & 8 North Avenue.  This is now the official position of the … read more

ACHG Newsletter Feb 2018. Remembering Northside Streetcars!

Feb 8, 2018 | | Say something

A TIME WHEN RAILS RULED THE NORTHSIDE Not too long ago, the rail system disappeared on the Northside. During Northside’s Allegheny City incarnation, rails where everywhere. Not only were there streetcars, but also 4 known inclines. The rail system was very important to the growth of Allegheny City as well as early Northside. In 1868 … read more

The Ultimate Northside Streetcar Collection

Jan 7, 2018 | | Say something

The following collection of Streetcars were gathered from Northside photographers and collectors.   Check back on this gallery often as we will be adding and updating photos constantly.

Remembering The Northside Drive-In – Allegheny City Times – Online

Dec 30, 2017 | | 1 comment

In the not so distant past, Northside had many places to go for entertainment.  There were social clubs like the Moose, Church Hill Tavern, The Allegheny Social Hall, Islam Grotto and more.  Family entertainment and movie theaters were also plentiful with places such as the Garden Theater, Kenyon Theater, Atlas, Hippodrome, Perry-Harris Theater, Arcadia and … read more

Allegheny City Times – Online Newsletter

Dec 30, 2017 | | Say something

Online Community Newsletter             Published by the ACHG         End of Year 2017   REMEMBERING THE NORTHSIDE DRIVE-IN In the not so distant past, Northside had many places to go for entertainment.  There were social clubs like the Moose, Church Hill Tavern, The Allegheny Social Hall, Islam Grotto and … read more

Bob Rathke Recovering from Recent Stroke

Dec 30, 2017 | | 1 comment

Bob Rathke suffered a severe stroke early morning on Nov 22. Bob is a major photo contributor to Northside history and the ACHG. He is also part of a legacy, his mother and uncle took Northside photos prior to him. Bob’s priceless & precious Northside photos have been featured in many publications and websites locally … read more

ACHG & Mullin’s presents a Northside New Year’s Day Brunch

Dec 30, 2017 | | Say something

Join the Allegheny City Historic Gallery and historic Mullin’s Diner on New Year’s Day for a “Northside New Year’s Day Brunch.”  Mullin’s is located at 876 Progress Street, Northside (Near the 16th Street Bridge). The event will begin at 10 a.m and end at 1 p.m. ACHG will be displaying Northside photos from the 1950’s-1980’s. We … read more

Pittsburgh/Northside loses a Great Historian – Carol Peterson

Dec 30, 2017 | | Say something

We are sorry to report the loss of Architectural Historian and our friend Carol Peterson. We received a call on the morning of December 17, 2017 shortly after she passed away. She wrote a book with Dan Rooney called “Allegheny City” and we hosted both of these legendary figures at the ACHG for a book … read more