This is the exterior of the North Lincoln Avenue home of Jim Wallace, which will be featured in an upcoming house and garden tour in the Allegheny West Historic District on the North Side.

Walking Allegheny West with wine tastings

Mr. Wallace's house feels like a private men's club with masculine, square proportions rather than the high Victorian flourishes.

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 Carpenter-gothic style home on Observatory Hill built in 1897 and owned and restored by Levi Meyers and Jason Bowman on Watson Blvd.

Couple make Observatory Hill home a showpiece

Over the next two weekends, nearly two dozen North Side houses will be on house tours, but none are quite like this one on Watson Boulevard.

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3 rain barrel workshops planned

Rail barrel workshops scheduled June 2. 6 and 18 in Shadyside, Sprindale and Washington, Pa.

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 The exterior of 251 Old Mill Road in Fox Chapel. The 1950 brick house is on the market for $4.5 million.

Buying Here: Fox Chapel home features plenty of space

The property is being sold by a principal investor of Hammock Beach Partners LLC who wishes to remain anonymous.

about 4 hours ago

 Jeff and Laura Young of Mt. Lebanon are runners-up in the small residential category of the Post-Gazette’s Renovation Inspiration Contest for a den they created in an old side porch.

Mt. Lebanon couple create calm refuge away from kids

Renovation Inspiration Contest | In a dark, "tired" screened porch, couple design and build a restful modern place for adults to get away.

1 week ago

 The house at 32 Walnut St. in Crafton has five bedrooms, 21⁄2 baths, hardwood floors, leaded and stained glass windows, a master bathroom, a Trex deck and a fully fenced rear yard.

Buying Here: Crafton

The Boruffs and previous owners have carefully maintained the 114-year-old home's charm and architectural details.

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 Langdon Dining Table shows off its architecturally influenced foundation.

It's all about the base at the spring furniture market

At the spring High Point Market, manufacturers paid more attention to the base than ever before.

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 The front entrance, featuring the Paramount logo.

Renovation Inspiration Contest | Remake of Paramount Film Exchange is a hit

A photographer and business booster hope their remake of the Paramount Film Exchange is a happy ending and new beginning for Uptown.

2 weeks ago

 Frank Vitale's South Side backyard garden features a chocolate paperbark maple, Japanese tree peonies, metal artwork and koi ponds. His home and garden is one of 13 homes that will be on the South Side house tour today.

His home, garden have evolved over 27 years

The South Side man spent decades transforming a vacant city lot into a green refuge and remodeling row house.

2 weeks ago

 The brick-facade home on a three-fourths acre lot in Field Brook Farms has a finished landscape and three garage spaces on the east side of the building.

Buying Here | Richland: Field Brook Farms has mature landscape

Model in Field Brook Farms in boasts mature trees and many amenities for $619,000.

2 weeks ago

 Leslie and Jim Bonner in the kitchen of their Tarentum home. Their home is the runner-up in the Renovation Inspiration Contest.

Tarentum couple turn home into renovation success

A reason why the project was named runner-up in the large residential category of PG's 2014-15 Renovation Contest is the house’s exterior.

3 weeks ago

 A large home in Trafford for sale was once a funeral home and a quilting shop with living areas on the second and third floor.

Buying Here: Trafford home has space for living, business

The five-bedroom, 2½-bath house is being offered for $149,900 through Vince Berruti of Coldwell Banker Real Estate.

3 weeks ago

 A self-portrait done by John A. Hermann Jr. His paintings and sculptures from his collection fill the rooms of the John A. Hermann Jr. Memorial Art Museum in Bellevue.

Bellevue house tour will school visitors in art and architecture

A house museum with one of the largest collections of a single artist’s work is on the May 9 Bellevue Live Worship Shop Tour.

4 weeks ago

 This home at 831 Rebecca Ave. in Wilkinsburg is one of several that will be featured on the Wilkinsburg Vacant Home Tour from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

'Vacant House Tour ' showcases Wilkinsburg's historical housing stock

The Vacant Home Tour is a free walking excursion designed to attract people who might buy and renovate abandoned buildings in Wilkinsburg.

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