Historic Districts http://wesa.fm en Strip District Added To National Register Of Historic Places http://wesa.fm/post/strip-district-added-national-register-historic-places <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Pittsburgh’s Strip District has been added to the National Register of Historic Places as a National Historic District.</span></p><p>There are currently 18 National Historic Districts registered in Pittsburgh, with the Strip District the latest addition. The 13-block area being recognized will include more than 60 buildings between 15<sup>th</sup> and 22<sup>nd</sup> streets and the St. Stanislaus Kostka Roman Catholic Church.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 20:56:45 +0000 Irina Zhorov 30068 at http://wesa.fm Strip District Added To National Register Of Historic Places Two Historic Buildings Downtown To Be Renovated http://wesa.fm/post/two-historic-buildings-downtown-be-renovated <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two more historic buildings in Pittsburgh’s downtown are set to be restored to their original grandeur. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mayor Bill </span>Peduto<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> announced the restoration of the so-called Skinny Building and the Roberts Jewelers building, both on Wood Street and Forbes Avenue.</span></p> Thu, 22 May 2014 20:19:12 +0000 Irina Zhorov 29679 at http://wesa.fm Two Historic Buildings Downtown To Be Renovated The War at Home: Expansion Plans for the Mexican War Streets http://wesa.fm/post/war-home-expansion-plans-mexican-war-streets <p></p><p>Expansion plans to designate more of the North Side as a historic district are <a href="http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/4096298-74/historic-plan-district#axzz2VwHYb9m1">causing an uproar</a> in the Mexican War Streets. It's an issue that has neighbors split and calls into question the issue of who has a say in the neighborhood's master plan.</p><p><strong>Paul Johnson</strong>, president of the Mexican War Streets Society and Post-Gazette reporter <strong>Diana Nelson Jones</strong> who covers the city's neighborhoods talk about the controversy. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 22:20:00 +0000 Heather McClain 11224 at http://wesa.fm The War at Home: Expansion Plans for the Mexican War Streets