A stone house that was the birthplace of Philander C. Knox, a U.S. senator who worked for two presidents, is for sale for $124,900.
The North Side home where young Andrew Carnegie borrowed books and learned to love libraries is on the Manchester Home and Garden Tour.
The Kauf family put on a large addition but left a 1950s bathroom intact at 40 Pocono Drive in Green Tree. It’s priced at $247,000.
A 100-year-old house in Sheraden needs lots of work, but the reward is a postcard view of Downtown framed by the West End Bridge.
Communities at a Glance
The borough was born in 1885 when local farmers advocated separating from Union Township, which included what is now Banksville.
Sheraden was incorporated as a borough and named after William Sheraden, a settler who gave land for the construction of a railroad depot.
Entries are now being accepted for the Great Gardens contest sponsored by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden.
Pennsylvania has designated Beckets Run Woodlands in Forward a Wild Plant Sanctuary as a model of sustainable land management.