Two Special Saturday Afternoon Tours: June 4 and June 25
There are just a few more spots available on “August Wilson’s Hill District Walking Tour,” on Saturday, June 4, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Make your reservations. (see below). The free tour is based on PHLF’s recently published guidebook, August Wilson: Pittsburgh Places in His Life and Plays. Authors Laurence A. Glasco and Christopher Rawson will participate in the tour, along with Kimberly C. Ellis, Terri Baltimore, and PHLF docents, among others.
The tour begins and ends in Freedom Corner (Centre Avenue and Crawford Street), and includes visits inside St. Benedict the Moor Church, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh––Hill District, the New Granada Theater, and Hill House Association.
On Saturday, June 25, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., explore the full-length of Grant Street, Pittsburgh’s grand civic boulevard. We’ll begin at PNC Firstside Park and hear about China Town (and sample a spring roll). After walking by skyscrapers, historic landmarks, and BNY Mellon Green, we’ll end up at Liberty Avenue with a view of the area from seven stories up. There is a $10 per person fee for this tour.
Reservations are required for both tours: email@example.com or 412-471-5808, ext. 527. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Click here for a calendar of events and to register for these tours.