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Official Partners of the Pittsburgh Bicentennial!

Mar 17, 2016 | | 1 comment

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

Hidden Gems of the Northside

Jan 3, 2016 | | Say something

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.

UPDATE- Grand Opening Moved to August 15th

Aug 5, 2015 | | Say something

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we’re moving the grand opening of the Allegheny City Historic Gallery from Thursday, August 6th to Saturday, August 15th. We apologize for this delay and any inconveniences this may have caused. Thank you for your patience!   Willy James. Publicist for the ACHG.

ACHG Grand Opening: August 6th.

Aug 2, 2015 | | Say something

We hope you’re all excited. The long anticipated grand opening for the Allegheny City Historic Gallery will be on August 6th, 2015. Starting from 10am-12pm we’ll be having a ribbon cutting ceremony and officially open our doors! We’re excited for this and for all the faces who have supported us since the beginning to have … read more

Dan Rooney & Carol Peterson “Allegheny City” book signing

Jul 3, 2015 | | 1 comment

Hey guys, Just a heads up for those not following us on Facebook and Instagram– On Wednesday, July 15th, Steelers chairman Dan Rooney and architectural historian Carol Peterson will be doing a book signing for their book “Allegheny City” at the Allegheny City Historic Gallery. The event will start at 6! We’re located at 433 … read more

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 History of Northview Heights – 1960’s

Apr 13, 2015 | | 65 comments

I have very fond memories of Northview Heights.  My family moved to 883 Mt. Pleasant Road in Northview Heights from Howard Street in 1968.   Lamar/Williams Street ran across our back yard leading to Penfort Street going West, and the Northside Drive-In going East.  In the fall we had a clear shot from the back … read more

Inclines of Allegheny City

Mar 9, 2015 | | 7 comments

The Pittsburgh landscape is famous for it’s hills, stadiums and triangular shape formed by the confluence.  It is also synonymous with the Duquesne and Mon inclines.  They both connect Mt. Washington to downtown.  Did you know that the Northside also had at 3 Inclines (4 if you count the Ridgewood which was moved) during it’s … read more