The Penn-Liberty corridor in Downtown Pittsburgh is one of the best-preserved and most-intact surviving portions of the Golden Triangle’s turn-of-the-20th-century retail and commercial district. Featuring numerous excellent examples of the Richardsonian Romanesque by local architects as well as sturdy, handsome structures designed by an owner working only with a builder, the district comprises a remarkable collection of historic buildings. This tour focuses on a14-block area within the district that the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has transformed since 1984 from an area of derelict and underused buildings to a singular agglomeration of venues for the performing and visual arts. The Penn-Liberty Cultural District tour highlights historic preservation’s power to re-define and remake neighborhoods.
This live virtual tour will be held via Zoom Conference. Purchase a ticket below, and you will receive an e-mail with a link to Zoom at 9:00 a.m. on the day of the tour. Please login 15 minutes before the tour’s scheduled start to ensure that it begins on time.