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Landmarks Awards $70,000 to 11 Historic Religious Properties

Trustee George Dorman chairs Landmarks’ Historic Religious Properties Committee that oversees a program of financial and technical assistance to churches and synagogues in Allegheny County that have viable congregations and provide social services in their communities. By the end of 2004, we announced grants totaling $70,000 to eleven historic churches:

Bellefield Presbyterian Church (Oakland)

Episcopal Church of the Redeemer (Squirrel Hill)

First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh (Oakland)

First Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (Shadyside)

Hawthorne Avenue Presbyterian Church (Crafton)

Mulberry Presbyterian Church (Wilkinsburg)

The Pittsburgh New Church (Homewood)

Presbyterian Church of Mount Washington

St. Andrew Lutheran Church (Shadyside)

St. Thomas Memorial Episcopal Church (Oakmont)

Zion Christian Church (Carrick)

Grant funds support architectural restoration projects and are matched

by each congregation. In addition, the following churches will receive technical assistance from Landmarks:

Clark Memorial Baptist Church (Homestead)

First United Presbyterian Church (Crafton Heights)

Emsworth United Presbyterian Church

Holy Virgin Russian Orthodox Church (Carnegie)

Risen Lord Church (North Side)

Landmarks’ Historic Religious Properties Program is funded through year-end gifts from its members; through grants from private foundations, including in 2004 the Anne L. and George H. Clapp Charitable and Educational Trust, the Forbes Funds, the Milton G. Hulme Charitable Foundation, and the Katherine Mabis McKenna Foundation; and through general funds budgeted by Landmarks.

Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation

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Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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