Allegheny West opens homes for Victorian Christmas tour
Experience Christmas in the 19th century on a tour through a half dozen restored Victorian homes and a historic church.
Pittsburgh’s Allegheny West neighborhood will showcase six houses lavishly decorated for the holidays. The Calvary United Methodist Church is included on the 37th annual tour and features original Louis Tiffany stained glass windows.
Guided tours leave every 12 minutes and will explain Victorian Christmas traditions and provide the history of the neighborhood and its famous residents.
The Old Allegheny Victorian Christmas House Tour costs $35 and starts Friday, Dec. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. and continues Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Visitors can include a tour of a train museum for an additional $15.
Allegheny West is located just west of the Aviary and West Park and north of the stadiums on Pittsburgh’s North Side. Free parking is available in the specially designated CCAC parking lot on Ridge Avenue with the entrance between Galveston and Allegheny avenues. This parking lot is at the end of the tour; please allow 10 minutes to walk from this parking lot to Calvary Church, at the corner of Allegheny and Beech avenues. There is no parking available at the church.
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