Website Updates

The Allegheny City Roots of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Apr 24, 2015 | | 2 comments
kingdom hall

I was raised in a Jehovah’s Witness household.  We attended Allegheny Congregation located on Southside Avenue in City View.  My mother was baptized into the Jehovah’s Witnesses in 1975.  I was 7 years old at the time.  She was introduced to the religion a couple years earlier by a woman named Sister Russell who lived … read more

A Brief & Early History of Spring Hill Gardens

Apr 16, 2015 | | 3 comments
spring hill apts 1959 Rathke

Spring Hill Gardens Apartment complex was built on a 8.5 acre sight overlooking Northside located between Buenta & Varley Streets.  It opened on May 1, 1959.  The development was originally intended for those displaced by Federal Urban Renewal projects to provide housing for middle income residents.  People who’s neighborhoods were wiped out by construction projects. … read more

Welcome to our website!

Dec 6, 2014 | | Say something

Hey guys, Welcome to the official website for the Allegheny City Historic Gallery. We’re going to post up all the latest updates for gallery, videos, and special posts on Northside history on this website for you to check out. Feel free to navigate the website, we’re going to be adding more information on our projects … read more