Each new member adds strength to our organization, and together we provide a strong collective voice on behalf of historic preservation. Our success depends on the support and involvement of many people and organizations. Your membership contribution or charitable gift will be used to continue and increase our historic preservation programs and services in the Pittsburgh region.
JOIN US and support our efforts to:
- Stand guard over the major architectural landmarks of Allegheny County.
- Revitalize historic neighborhoods and properties, and assist urban neighborhood efforts in restoration, new construction, and affordable home-ownership programs through the Preservation Loan Fund.
- Provide technical assistance and advice to dozens of communities and neighborhood groups.
- Identify and survey the historical, architectural, and industrial resources in Allegheny County and make nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.
- Preserve Pittsburgh’s historic parks and public sculpture.
- Create student/teacher workshops, tours, lectures, publications, and other educational programs featuring the history and architecture of the Pittsburgh region.
- Formulate reuse plans for abandoned industrial sites in Allegheny County.
- Contribute to the economy of Greater Pittsburgh by developing tourist attractions based on our architectural and industrial heritage and the good use of our rivers.
- Evaluate future development proposals as an advocate for the preservation of the Pittsburgh region’s special character.
- Continue a well-managed, responsive, and creative membership organization with the ability to implement these goals on a long-range basis.
Couples Membership Benefits Include:
- Many rewarding volunteer opportunities.
- Free subscription to PHLF News
- Free walking tours of many of Pittsburgh’s historic neighborhoods.
- A 10% discount at many local historic Bed and Breakfast and City Inns.
- Invitations to preservation conferences, lectures, and special events.
- Discounts on tours, publications, and educational programs.
- Free use of more than a dozen slide shows featuring Pittsburgh’s history, architecture, parks, and sculpture.
- Free use of PHLF’s James Van Trump Reference library of architectural and historical books, magazines, photographs, etc.
- Free access to PHLF’s Frank B. Fairbanks Rail Transportation Archive. The reference library is open on Wednesdays. To visit, contact Judith Harvey in advance: email@example.com
- Free Pittsburgh Materials: Pittsburgh, bookmarks, history timelines (as long as supplies last).
- Call 412-471-5808 and speak to Mary Lu Denny to join or pay by credit card by clicking below.