August 30, 2022

Fountain Street Walking Tour

Join the Allegheny City Society as we explore the historic boundary between Fineview and the old Third Ward and celebrate the recent opening of the Fountain Street Overlook. Meet at NavusHouse 1515 Boyle Street at 6:30PM. $5.00 Suggested Donation TUESDAY,


August 6, 2022

Sports Heroes and Making a Life in the Charles Street Valley

Allegheny City Society Walking Tour Learn about Negro League Baseball heritage, the former Pleasant Valley, and more! Saturday, August 6th 11:00AM Meet at the Negro League Murals on “The Corner of Hope” Wilson at Burgess Street in Perry Hilltop $5


June 11, 2022

West View Cemetery Tour – June 11th

Ever wonder what family stories are found behind those artful tombstones in West View Cemetery?  This well-maintained “city of the dead ” on Cemetery Lane was established by Rodef Shalom Congregation in 1880.  Allegheny City’s Jewish history is found here


May 4, 2022

2022 Annual Meeting of the Allegheny City Society

Gathering 6 pm Refreshments 6:30 pm Meting 6:45 pm Presentation of the 2022 Rimmel Award “Telling Our Stories” by Brian Butko, Author and Director of Public Relations at the Senator John Heinz History Center. Please RSVP by April 22 to


February 11, 2021

Allegheny City Society Book Club ONLINE Meeting

The Allegheny City Society Book Club has been on COVID-19 hiatus. In early 2021 we plan to try Zoom discussions. Once meeting in person is safer we hope to get back to having in person discussions. In the meantime: happy


March 12, 2020

Allegheny City Book Club

Come to the fourth meeting of the Allegheny City Book Club! Based on Pittsburgh’s North Side, we read and discuss local history and local authors with gatherings on the 2nd Thursday every other month.   For our March discussion we’ll


January 9, 2020

Allegheny City Book Club

Allegheny City Book Club Come to the third meeting of the Allegheny City Book Club! Based on Pittsburgh’s North Side, we read and discuss local history and local authors with gatherings on the 2nd Thursday every other month. There are


November 14, 2019

Allegheny City Book Club

Second meeting of the new Allegheny City Book Club! Based on Pittsburgh’s North Side, we’ll be reading and discussing local history and local authors with gatherings to discuss on the 2nd Thursday every other month.   Our November 14th discussion


November 30, 2019

A Monument to Charles Avery and the Avery Institute

Charles Avery The Project We are raising funds with our partners at ioby to honor and perpetuate the memory of Charles Avery and The Avery Institute as a major institution created for the education of Africa-American leaders in the United


October 19, 2019

Before and Between Heinz Field and PNC Park: A Walking Baseball History Tour

Exposition Park in 1905, Library of Congress. As World Series excitement approaches, please join us for a walking tour highlighting historic baseball sites on the North Shore. You’ll have an opportunity to stand in the exact spot where Roberto Clemente


July 30, 2019

East Commons Walking Tour

Join the Allegheny City Society for our walking tour of the East Commons Park on Tuesday, July 30th.  We will meet at the new fountain across from AGH at 7:00 PM, and we’ll walk and talk all the way south


May 19, 2019

ACS Lost Allegheny City Murals Walking Tour

Come join the Allegheny City Society for the first-ever tour of the Behind Every Wall black and white murals alongside Route 28 at the foot of Troy Hill. These images cut into the surface of the retaining wall are the


April 16, 2019

Allegheny City Society Annual Meeting

You are cordially invited to the annual meeting of the Allegheny City Society. Todd Wilson, author of “Pittsburgh’s Bridges” will give a presentation on “The Bridges Of Allegheny”. A Rimmel awardee will be announced and new board members will be


March 31, 2019

Allegheny Women Artists and Authors Walking Tour

Learn about Allegheny City and our famous women in the arts during this walking tour around the Allegheny West neighborhood! Featured stops will highlight Martha Graham, Nellie Bly, Lois Weber, and authors Margaret Deland, Mary Roberts Rinehart, and Willa Cather.


February 24, 2019

Allegheny Black History Walking Tour

The Allegheny City Society invites you to celebrate Black History on the North Side! Learn the stories of local men and women who fought against racism and discrimination. Topics include: Avery College, founder Charles Avery and important faculty and alumni;


December 29, 2018

Allegheny City Historic Gallery photo exhibit at Northview Heights

  https://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/12/26/Exhibit-Northview-Heights-public-housing-Allegheny-City-Historic-Gallery/stories/201812170120 The photo exhibit is at the tenant council office, 524 Mount Pleasant Road. It is scheduled to open Friday and run from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. through Dec. 31. It will remain open in January, and can


November 18, 2018

ACS Allegheny Commons Park / Mexican War Streets Walking Tour

Join the Allegheny City Society as we discuss the history of the various monuments, churches, and future plans for the Park. We will meet at the Thomas Armstrong Monument on Ridge Ave. at 1:30. We’ll break for coffee and a


November 10, 2018

ACS Westmoreland Museum of American Art Bus Tour

Join the Allegheny City Society on our visit to the Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg on Saturday, November 10th to view the works of Allegheny City natives Cassatt, Hetzel, Demmler and Mosley. We will meet in the parking


October 21, 2018

ACS Riverview Park Walking Tour

Join the Allegheny City Society for a walking tour of historic Riverview Park on Sunday, October 21st at 1:30. We’ll meet at the Visitor’s Center (plenty of street parking available) and walk on both paved streets and park dirt trails,


August 14, 2018

Remembering Ethel Hagler

Ethel Hagler was a legendary North Side community activist who took the lead to improve the quality of life in the neighborhoods close by the Commons. Learn about her at 7:00PM as part of ACS’s “Tuesdays in the Groves With