Website Updates

The Clifton Incline… Finally a look!

Nov 19, 2016 | | 1 comment

I truly believe that all hidden things are eventually revealed in time.  This is definitely true for a history sleuth.  A couple years back I wrote a blog on inclines of Allegheny City.  Revealing that the Northside had 4 known inclines:  The Troy Hill Incline, Nunnery Hill Incline (Fineview), Ridgewood Incline & The Clifton.  In … read more

Ghosting Photos… A Glimpse into the 4th Dimension

Oct 24, 2016 | | Say something

Have you ever heard of ghosting photos?  “Ghosting” refers to a phenomenon that occurs when photographing moving objects while using a flash or light source. It is a reflection that display multiple colors as a result of the lens diaphragm. Images appear blurry.  Despite the technical reasons for ghosting, I see something much deeper than … read more

1st Year Resume – ACHG

Aug 25, 2016 | | 1 comment

The ACHG has existed as a physical location for 1 year.  We had a lot of activities, events and received much attention.  This Gallery is to show how we’ve promoted Allegheny/Northside history in this short amount of time. EXECUTIVE STAFF VOLUNTEERS EVENTS SPECIAL EVENTS & HOSTING COMMUNITY OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS PRESS COVERAGE TO DATE Pittsburgh … read more

ACHG Visitors Gallery

Aug 25, 2016 | | Say something

The ACHG had many visitors over the past year.  Some came to drop of historic Northside photos & objects.  Others dropped in to chat & learn about the history of their neighborhood.  The Gallery drew a very diverse crowd.  There were very many visitors so we will add and update this page over the next … read more

‘Burgh Vivant stops by the gallery!

Dec 15, 2015 | | Say something

Delivered digitally, straight-up, shaken and stirred! Brian Edward of ‘Burgh Vivant’s interview with ACHG’s executive director and founder, Bill Gandy, is out now! Click here to watch or listen to the podcast! Thanks for stopping by, Brian! Willy James. Publicist for the ACHG.

The Allegheny City Roots of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Apr 24, 2015 | | 3 comments

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 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