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Mt. Lebanon Walking Tour

September 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday, September 28, 2019
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.    

Explore one of Mt. Lebanon’s most popular shopping and dining districts, complete with a parklet that was once a turn-around for street cars, an impressive Art Deco municipal building, and a diverse mix of commercial, residential, and educational buildings. Five miles south of Downtown Pittsburgh and accessible by bus and Pittsburgh’s Light Rail (the “T”), Mt. Lebanon developed as one of the nation’s premier automobile suburbs. Participants will hear about the history of the National-Register-listed District along Washington Road and visit The Mount Lebanon Historical Society, housed in a former Spanish Colonial Revival-style home from the 1930s.

Fee: members $10; non-members $20
Paid reservations by Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Registration is limited to 30 people and advance paid reservations are or 412-471-5808, ext. 527.

Meeting location: the freestanding clock (or upper entrance to the “T” station) near 643 Washington Road, Pittsburgh PA 15228

Ending location: 794 Washington Road, Pittsburgh PA 15228 (The Historical Society of Mount Lebanon)

Please note: Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour time. The terrain is relatively flat but the sidewalks are uneven at times. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. There are no restroom breaks during this tour. Before the tour begins, each participant will be asked to sign his/her name on a form indicating that he/she is “fully able to participate in this PHLF tour and assumes all risk of participation.” This tour is handicap accessible, although we appreciate knowing your needs 48 hours in advance. Please contact Mary Lu Denny: 412-471-5808, ext. 527; 

Parking: There is on-street parking on Washington Road, as well as a surface parking lot and parking garage.

Public Transportation: 

  • Port Authority bus lines stop near the meeting and ending points. Call PAT for fares and schedules: 412-442-2000
  • Ride the “T” to the Mt. Lebanon Station (red line) and walk up to Washington Road and the meeting location.


September 28, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation

100 West Station Square Drive, Suite 450

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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