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Virtual Tour: Mexican War Streets
January 20, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm$7.50
Thursday, January 20
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
This tour will be conducted via Zoom Conference. Purchase a ticket to RSVP and you will receive a login e-mail on January 20. Please log in at 5:45 p.m. to allow us enough time to let you into the tour.
Join us to explore one of the most colorful sections of Pittsburgh’s North Side neighborhood. You’ll learn about the history of the neighborhood, including the creation of Allegheny Commons and the Mexican War Streets, and become familiar with the picturesque variety of Victorian architectural styles there. Historic preservation figures prominently in this tour, highlighting how PHLF and the Mexican War Streets Society used preservation strategies to reverse neighborhood decline and disinvestment. The tour also features historic structures that have been creatively re-purposed by individuals, including the Mattress Factory, City of Asylum/Alphabet City, and the whimsically artful world of Randyland.