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Virtual Neighborhood Tour: Western Shadyside
July 28, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm$7.50
Thursday, July 28
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
This tour will be conducted via Zoom Conference. Purchase a ticket to RSVP.
(Because this is a virtual event, please disregard the QR code information in the ticket emailed to you.)
You will receive an e-mail with a link to the Zoom event on July 28. (Tickets will not be available after 9:00 a.m. on the day of the event.)
Please log in at 5:45 p.m. to allow us enough time to let you into the tour.
Shadyside is a veritable museum of the forms and styles of domestic architecture built in Pittsburgh’s East End between the 1860s and 1920s. This tour focuses on the neighborhood’s western part, bounded by North Neville Street and South Aiken Avenue. Learn how innovations in transportation, the growth of the middle class, and the initiative of significant people in local history combined to produce Western Shadyside’s stellar architecture.
Ranging across styles from the Second Empire to Arts & Crafts, the tour explores single-family and multi-family dwellings, individual homes and planned developments, and main streets and cul-de-sacs. A deeper look at a home featured in an early-twentieth-century memoir rounds out our excursion into this lovely neighborhood.