Our trustees, staff, members, and volunteers work throughout the Pittsburgh region to:

  • identify and save historically significant places;
  • revitalize historic neighborhoods, towns, and urban areas;
  • preserve historic farms and historic designed landscapes; and
  • educate people about the Pittsburgh region’s rich architectural heritage

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  • Thank You Interns

    Jade Dominique Lee, who is studying environmental and interior design at Syracuse University, and Conner Houk, who is studying justice administration and anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh, completed volunteer internships this summer at PHLF. As a result, they developed a deeper appreciation for the work of PHLF and for Pittsburgh. We thank Jade and… Read More

  • Register for Two October Bus Tours

    Modernist Landmarks on Pittsburgh’s North Side Saturday, October 11, 2014 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Board the bus at 1:45 p.m. at Station Square Chatham University’s Self-Sustaining Eden Hall Campus Saturday, October 25, 2014 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Board the bus at 12:45 p.m. at Station Square PHLF’s final two bus tours of the… Read More

  • Register by Sept. 20 for Historic Religious Properties Workshop

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Calvary United Methodist Church (North Side) 971 Beech Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15233 Reservations required by September 20, 2014. Up to 3 members from any one historic religious property. $20 per person (includes lunch). Space is limited so  register early. Contact: Carole Malakoff, 412-321-3612 or hrp@phlf.org PHLF… Read More

  • 100% of Your Gift Funds Preservation Work

    I really appreciate the work PHLF does to maintain historical buildings in our city. These projects touch so many lives and make our city a much better place.                                     ––Everett Ramer, Pittsburgh Mennonite Church, January 27, 2014 One of the most direct ways that PHLF helps maintain architectural landmarks throughout Allegheny County is by… Read More

  • Summer Workshops Result in 3 New Poetry & Art Books

    Imagine being a detail on a building: the doorway, window hood, or rooftop, perhaps. What poem would you write about being that detail? How would you draw that detail? That was the assignment that Louise Sturgess, Executive Director of PHLF, gave to 23 teachers on July 10 and then to 39 students on July 11,… Read More

  • Register for HRP Technical Assistance Workshop

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Calvary United Methodist Church 971 Beech Avenue,  Pittsburgh PA 15233 PHLF is sponsoring a technical assistance workshop for congregation leaders, representatives, and guardians of historic religious properties in Allegheny County on Tuesday, September 30, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church (Beech… Read More

  • 100% of Your Gift Funds Preservation Work

    I really appreciate the work PHLF does to maintain historical buildings in our city. These projects touch so many lives and make our city a much better place. ––Everett Ramer, Pittsburgh Mennonite Church, January 27, 2014 One of the most direct ways that PHLF helps maintain architectural landmarks throughout Allegheny County is by continuing its… Read More

  • Fairbanks Feature: Switzerland––Any Time of the Year

    James D. Van Trump Library | Frank B. Fairbanks Transportation Archive | Fairbanks Features Showcasing a variety of materials located in the Frank B. Fairbanks Rail Transportation Archive Number 21 Presentation Fairbanks Feature: Switzerland––Any Time of the Year Frank Fairbanks was a world rail traveler, from the 1950s until early in 2001. These “rails” were… Read More

  • June 2 Scholarship Celebration: A “Milestone Event”

    On June 2, PHLF held a Landmarks Scholarship Celebration at the Fairmont Pittsburgh. Sylvia Dallas, a member of the Landmarks Scholarship Committee, commented that “everyone who attended was duly impressed with the wide range of ages that are touched by PHLF’s education programs.” Marco Cardamone, a member of PHLF’s Community Advisory Board, added that it… Read More

  • Manchester Renaissance II: New Businesses and Residents

    Landmarks Community Capital Corporation (LCC), a subsidiary of Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, is working in partnership with Manchester Citizens Corporation (MCC) to bring two classic Manchester storefronts back to life.  The properties are part of the Manchester Renaissance II Program and are located at 1401 Columbus Avenue and 1109 Liverpool Street.  Each will feature… Read More

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