Homes


 The front yard garden of the Edgewood home of Sharon Danovich and her husband, John Lupone, winner in the small garden category of the summer 2015 Great Gardens Contest.

Edgewood woman creates cool green get-togethers on a tiny city lot

Sharon Danovich's carefully designed vignettes made her the small garden winner in the PG's Great Gardens Contest, summer edition.

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 This former market was a popular stop in the Potomac Avenue business district in Dormont.

Buying Here: Lightning strike sparks business potential in Dormont

A lightning strike in June meant the end of People's Food Mart, but the renovated building is back looking for business.

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Dormont at a glance

Dormont was incorporated on March 31, 1909, as the first independent municipality in the South Hills.

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 Joel & Christie Bohrmann Pace in their Arch Street home on the North Side.

War Streets House & Garden Tour set for Sept. 13

The 46th annual tour will feature 11 homes open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 13.

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 The sun garden looking back toward the main house and an outbuilding at Clare and Duncan Horner's second home in Wind Ridge, Greene County.

Greene County farm is a testament to plants' toughness, her smart choices

Clare Horner’s winning Greene County garden was constructed with a backbone of hardy plants that survive nicely on little TLC.

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 The house at 100 Watkins Ave. in Bellevue has tapered columns and stained-glass windows and transoms.

Buying Here: Living like the Fricks is just one plus of 16-room house in Bellevue

A family is looking for the next “curators” of the nearly 6,000-square-foot house in Bellevue with exquisite details.

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Bellevue at a glance

In 1795, Bellevue’s fate hinged on the birth of Frankie East.

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 From left, camera man Jay Maurer, plumber Richard Trethewey, director Thom Draudt and producer Heath Racela look over a take as Ask This Old House, a television show that does traveling home repairs, shoots a segment on thermostats in Sept. 2014 at the home of Peter and Suzanne Bird in Squirrel Hill.

TV expert helps with high gas bills

"Ask This Old House" episode featuring Squirrel Hill house to air next Saturday.

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 The front of the three-bedroom, two-bath house at 103 S. 22nd St. on the South Side.

Buying Here: Home in South Side Flats got a modern makeover

Sarah Livsey recognized the potential of the house at 103 S. 22nd St. and turned the three-bedroom house into a modern showplace.

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South Side Flats at a glance

In its tiny 0.94 square-mile footprint, the South Side Flats is literally just a healthy walk away from the Golden Triangle via the Tenth

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 Artisan Jason Matukaitis of Friendship, one of six winners of  last year's Reuse Inspiration Contest, posed with a bar he made for Espresso a Mana in Lawrenceville. He used reclaimed Pennsylvania walnut, salvaged steel tubing and sheet metal.

Creative reuse could win you free beer

Show us how you've used salvage in art or home renovation and you could win tickets to the Big Pour on Sept. 12.

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Pittsburgh's Hidden Treasures appraisal event on tap at Heinz History Center

More than 30 appraisers will assess the historical significance of items and provide a verbal assessment of their value on Aug. 30.

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 The Triton side table by Palecek is made up of marble tiles inlaid over figerglass.

Sculptural influences seen on new furniture designs

Always looking to attract consumers, some furniture companies are tapping into the psyche of art lovers with sculptural design styles.

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 New columns, railings and windows are among the renovations at located at 610 North St. Clair Street, East Liberty.

Buying Here: Once rotten, home has become the apple of East Liberty's eye

This house once looked like the rotten apple in the bowl. Then Andrew Li and Vanessa Kuo took over.

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East Liberty at a glance

Less than 5 miles from Downtown, East Liberty’s roots can be traced back to two farmers.

3 weeks ago


 The backyard garden of Lonnie and Melissa Hoey will be featured on the Manchester House + Garden Tour.

Stylist creates an easy-care garden in Manchester

It's one of a half-dozen stops on the Manchester House + Garden Tour from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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 A bedroom in the new Cobble House Condos in Lawrenceville.

Buying Here: Cobble House Condos in Lawrenceville blend old stone with cool features

Cobble House Condo Development in Lawrenceville finds a new use for a warehouse made from reused cobblestones.

4 weeks ago



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