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Lecture: A Story of Pittsburgh’s Streets & Alleyways

April 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Lecture: A Story of Pittsburgh’s Streets & Alleyways

John Schalcosky
The Odd, Mysterious & Fascinating History of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, April 9
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Landmarks Preservation Resource Center
744 Rebecca Avenue, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221

The story of how Pittsburgh’s streets and alleyways is steeped is filled with fascinating anecdotes, from rebellion to murder, and mystery. In this lecture, John Schalcosky takes a deep dive into the history of Pittsburgh’s streets, looking at how they came to be, how they were named, and how they evolved over time.

About the presenter: John Schalcosky is the founder of the “Odd, Mysterious & Fascinating History of Pittsburgh”, a very popular Facebook Page that explores the most unusual, mysterious and forgotten tales of Western Pennsylvania. He is a frequent speaker at high schools, universities and at public events, and is often featured in stories and interviews on Pittsburgh history.

This lecture is FREE to the public. RSVPs are appreciated: or 412-471-5808 ext. 527


April 9, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Landmarks Preservation Resource Center
744 Rebecca Avenue
Wilkinsburg, 15221 United States
Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation

100 West Station Square Drive, Suite 450

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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