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Free Friday Walking Tours: Fourth Avenue Historic District
October 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Reservations are appreciated: firstname.lastname@example.org; 412-471-5808, ext. 527
The history housed in the distinctive buildings bordering Pittsburgh’s 25-foot-wide Fourth Avenue, between Smithfield and Stanwix streets, is amazing. As you explore the National Register Historic District, you’ll hear about Pittsburgh’s “Wall Street,” and see buildings designed by more than a dozen distinguished Pittsburgh architects, in styles ranging from Greek Revival to Post Modern, constructed between 1836 and 2018. You’ll see former banking buildings that have been renovated for new uses and the Fourth-Avenue façade of Point Park University’s new Pittsburgh Playhouse.
Meeting location: Smithfield Street at Fourth Avenue, in Downtown Pittsburgh (in front of Oxford Centre)
Ending Location: PPG Place