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Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Workshops in October

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Architectural History Lecture: Modern Medievalism

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m.

In the second of a three-part lecture series, PHLF Historical Collections Director Albert M. Tannler, gives an illustrated presentation on the period in Western architecture known as the “Middle Ages” or the medieval period, which lasted approximately from the 5th through the 15th centuries (400 A.D. through the 1400s). The era comprised a period of architectural design that evolved from the Byzantine through the Romanesque to the Gothic.

Demonstration Workshop: Using Reclaimed Steel Scraps in Design

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

10:00a.m. - 11:30a.m.

Come see and learn through a demonstration by Pittsburgh artist and sculptor James Shipman, how to do fusion welding and using reclaimed steel in creative reuse projects.

Architectural History Lecture: Ornament and Crime

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m.

Join us for the last of a three-part lecture series by PHLF Historical Collections Director Albert M. Tannler as he discusses ornament and crime in architecture.

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

For reservations and information on tour fares, contact Mary Lu Denny (412-471-5808, ext. 527).

PHLF’s October 25th tour will be a real adventure, beginning with a scenic 45-minute bus ride at the height of the fall foliage season to Chatham University’s Eden Hall Campus in Richland Township. Eden Hall is the first university campus in the world built from the ground up for the study of sustainable living, learning, and development. Participants will tour several historic buildings and see the newly constructed Field Lab (pictured here) and amphitheater, among other places. Kelly Henderson, Sustainability Education Coordinator of Eden Hall, will welcome our group and explain how the 388-acre campus is self-sustaining in every way by producing zero carbon emissions and more energy than it consumes.