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Lecture: Pittsburgh’s Antique Skyscrapers

October 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Lecture: Pittsburgh’s Antique Skyscrapers
Mark Houser, Pittsburgh Magazine Columnist
Thursday, October 18
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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

Tycoons of the city’s Gilded Age built an impressive collection of skyscrapers to showcase their might. Pittsburgh Magazine columnist Mark Houser shares some of the amazing discoveries he has found while digging into the stories of these century-old wonders and the characters who built them.

About the presenter: Mark Houser writes “MultiStories,” a monthly column about antique skyscrapers in Pittsburgh Magazine. His recent TEDx Talk explores Pittsburgh’s bridge history, and he also created a free Downtown audio walking tour that is available in 11 languages. Houser is the director of news and information at Robert Morris University and a former reporter for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

This lecture is FREE to the public.

RSVPs are appreciated: or 412-471-5808 ext. 527.


October 18, 2018
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