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Lecture: The Skinny on the Skinny Building

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Lecture: The Skinny on the Skinny Building
Mark Houser
Pittsburgh Magazine Columnist
Thursday, June 20
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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

Learn the surprising hidden history of Pittsburgh’s “skinny building” at Forbes and Wood, including the inspirational role its creator played in the struggle for civil rights. Plus the first great Mt. Washington billboard battle and more forgotten stories and colorful characters from Pittsburgh’s fascinating past.

About the presenter: Mark Houser is a frequent Pittsburgh Magazine contributor who writes and speaks about the city’s history. You can find more stories at his website, HouserTalks.com.

This lecture is FREE to the public. RSVPs are appreciated: marylu@phlf.org or 412-471-5808 ext, 527.

Details

Date:
June 20
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Venue

Landmarks Preservation Resource Center
744 Rebecca Avenue
Wilkinsburg, 15221 United States
Phone:
412-471-5808
Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation

100 West Station Square Drive, Suite 450

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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