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  • 1000 Bryn Mawr Rd.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • Category: Landmarks
  • Sub-Category: African American History Guide
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Grace Memorial Presbyterian Church

Brief History

Organized in 1868, this was one of the first Hill District churches to cater to the black elite, sometimes referred to as Old Pittsburghers. The first black Presbyterian congregation in the country, it served as a social anchor for the community and provided moral and spiritual leadership for blacks in the Lower Hill.

Condition/Architectural Notes

Neo-Gothic stone and brick church (1915)