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PHLF’s “Greatest Saves” Bus Tour

September 30, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Sunday, September 30
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

PHLF-restored houses saved from blight on Jeanette Street in Wilkinsburg, PA.

Join us for this full-day excursion in celebration of PHLF’s 54th birthday on September 30. The day includes light refreshments at various locations and lunch, and the opportunity to hear from PHLF staff and members about some of our organization’s “Greatest Saves.”

From Station Square, we’ll cross the West End Bridge to explore PHLF’s North Side roots, with stops in Manchester, the Mexican War Streets, and the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. We’ll head east to Wilkinsburg, where we will stroll through the Hamnett Place neighborhood and visit the Landmarks Preservation Resource Center.

In Downtown Pittsburgh, we’ll explore the Market Square area and the buildings we have developed, before returning to Station Square for a celebratory toast at the Grand Concourse. En route, we’ll see the positive impact of historic preservation throughout the region and enjoy the beauty of restored historic landmarks, neighborhoods, and urban centers that contribute to the “livable” quality and unique character of our 21st-century city.

The Old Post Office building on the North Side, which now houses Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is one of our great saves.

Meeting location: Commerce Drive, Station Square (Pittsburgh, PA 15219)

Ending location: The Landmarks Building (Grand Concourse), 100 W. Station Square Drive (Pittsburgh, PA 15219)

Advance paid reservations are required: or 412-471-5808, ext. 527 

Paid reservation deadline: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Fee: $75 for PHLF members; $100 for non-members (includes a one-year complimentary membership in PHLF)

Registration is limited to 75 people (three buses).

Please note: Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour time. During the day, participants will be getting off the bus and walking outside. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. 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: Station Square parking garage

Port Authority buses stop near Station Square on East Carson Street and along the Smithfield Street Bridge. Call PAT for fares and schedules: 412-442-2000.


September 30, 2018
9:30 am - 5:30 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