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Free Friday Walking Tour: Penn-Liberty Cultural District

September 23, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Reservations appreciated:; 412-471-5808, ext. 527

Hear how a blighted area in downtown Pittsburgh was designated both a City and National Register Historic District and transformed into Pittsburgh’s Cultural District, a 14-block area attracting more than two million people to approximately 4,000 performances, exhibits, and events each year. PHLF guides will discuss how historic buildings have been saved and renovated for the performing arts, galleries, schools, restaurants, one-of-a-kind stores, and residences––and how new construction, urban spaces, sculpture, and bike lanes have been added to the mix.

Meeting location:
Katz Plaza in downtown Pittsburgh, at the corner of Penn Avenue and Seventh Street

Ending location:
Penn Avenue and Sixth Street, across from Heinz Hall


September 23, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation

100 West Station Square Drive, Suite 450

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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