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This is a group for anyone interested in historic preservation in Pittsburgh. This group will share events about local history and architecture.

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Sophie: The Incomparable Mayor Masloff

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Sophie: The Incomparable Mayor Masloff

Talk will be given by Barbara Burstin
Historian, Adjunct Professor
University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University

Dr. Barbara Burstin reveals how the daughter of Romanian immigrants in the Hill District rose to become the first woman and first Jewish mayor of Pittsburgh, and how her leadership continues to shape the city we live in today. Dr. Burstin is the author of the 2019 biography “Sophie: The Incomparable Mayor Masloff.”

Talk will take place in person at:
Calvary Episcopal Church
Parish Hall
315 Shady Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(Parking in the adjacent church lot and on-street is free.)
Please be advised that attendees will be expected to follow social distancing and masking guidelines as prescribed by Calvary Episcopal Church.

The talk is free, but please consider joining the East Liberty Valley Historical Society so that they can continue their lecture series (you can join in person when attending the talk or in advance here):

The East Liberty Valley Historical Society is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to raising public awareness of and encouraging scholarship about the history of the neighborhoods of the East Liberty Valley, including East Liberty, Garfield, Stanton Heights, Shadyside, Lincoln-Lemington, Larimer, Highland Park, Morningside, Friendship, Homewood-Brushton, Belmar and Point Breeze.

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Heinz Chapel’s Origin Story: A Fresh Look

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