Walter Kidney Memorial
The Board of Trustees and the staff of the
Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation
cordially invite you to a celebration of the works of
Walter C. Kidney
with selected readings
Tuesday, January 24th, 2006
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Soldiers and Sailors National Military Museum and Mimorial
4141 Fifth Avenue, Oakland
R.S.V.P. 412-471-5808, ext. 527 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Walter C. Kidney (January 24, 1932 – December 1, 2005) was the author and editor of more than 20 significant publications on regional history and architecture. As the architectural historian of the Pittsburgh History & landmarks Foundation from 1988 to 2005, his words shaped the philosophy of our organization.
On January 24, 2006, passeges will be read from several of Walter’s books, including:
The Architecture of Choice: Eclecticism in America 1880-1930
A Past Still Alive: The Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation Celebrates Twenty-five Years
Pittsburgh’s Landmark Architecture: The Historic Buildings of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County
Pittsburgh’s Bridges: Architecture and Engineering
Henry Hornbostel: An Architect’s Master Touch
Images of America: Oakland
Wine and cheese reception will follow.