Tagged: northside

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

Wine & Cheese Preview Party on Friday!

May 19, 2015 | | Say something

We’re super excited for the Wine & Cheese Preview Party we have coming up at our location (433 East Ohio Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212) on Friday! It’s going to be happening at 6pm and will serve as a fundraiser for the gallery. It will cost $25 per person to come in and enjoy pleasant conversations … read more

The Allegheny City Roots of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Apr 24, 2015 | | 2 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 | | 6 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

New Northside Shirts Available! Our Instagram is up!

Feb 3, 2015 | | Say something

Hey history lovers, We’re loving all the people sporting their new shirts from our gift shop! Classic Light Blue and Antique Cherry Red have been very popular and we have good news! We’ve set up our Instagram account and will be sharing many great historical pictures and news from the ACHG straight to you. You … read more