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Architectural History Lecture: Observations on 20th-Century Architecture in Pittsburgh

October 16, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


An exploration of interesting discoveries made about Pittsburgh’s buildings, architects, craftsman, and clients, as well as some historical, economic, and environmental factors that influenced and shaped building and design in the twentieth century.
This lecture is free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 16

6:00 p.m.—7:30 p.m.

Landmarks Preservation Resource Center

744 Rebecca Avenue

Wilkinsburg, Pa 15221

Map and driving directions

About the presenter: Albert M. Tannler, historical collections director, joined PHLF on January 2, 1991.  He researches and writes architectural history and oversees the James D. Van Trump Library and the Frank B. Fairbanks Rail Transportation Archive. Prior to joining PHLF, Al worked as an archivist and editor in Chicago.  He began researching and writing about architecture in the Department of Special Collections at the University of Chicago Library.

RSVPs are appreciated. Contact Mary Lu Denny at or 412-471-5808 ext. 527.


October 16, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation

100 West Station Square Drive, Suite 450

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-471-5808  |  Fax: 412-471-1633