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Victorian Street in Manchester

Posted in Manchester, North Side by Dr. Boli on January 23, 2008

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Manchester is a relatively poor neighborhood rich in Victorian architecture. Nowhere else in Pittsburgh are there so many uninterrupted blocks of Victorian rowhouses with elaborate front porches. The restoration of the neighborhood was a pet project of Richard Mellon Scaife, the eccentric billionaire owner of the Tribune-Review.

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  1. Jack McMahon said, on June 24, 2010 at 4:39 pm

    Is the church in the picture St. Joseph’s? I know St. Joe’s is no longer operating but I had my First Communion there in 1951.


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