Boldly Bellevue: Historic Homes and the Power of Preservation

Boldly Bellevue: Historic Homes and the Power of Preservation

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Date(s) - 11/17/2018
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Center of Bellevue (Enter by Hawley Ave)


The inherited architectural legacy of Bellevue is among the most diverse in the greater Pittsburgh region. From Italianate mansions, to Colonial Revival cottages, to Mid-Century ranches, historic buildings are perhaps our Borough’s greatest asset. But how do we forge a future for Bellevue while respecting our past? This mini-course will examine the varied architectural styles prevalent in Bellevue while fostering a discussion about available preservation tools. Attention will also be focused on appropriate and inappropriate methods for adapting our historic buildings for the twenty-first century.

Instructor Justin Greenawalt is a professional Architectural Historian and Historic Preservationist. He is employed by Michael Baker International, serving in the firm’s Cultural Resources Department. Justin is also employed as a licensed REALTOR® with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, Sewickley Office. Justin volunteers his time on the Boards of Directors of both Preservation Pittsburgh and the East Liberty Valley Historical Society. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies from the University of Pittsburgh (2008) and a Master of Science in Historic Preservation from Columbia University (2010). Justin has been a Bellevue resident since 2015.


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