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  • 2621 Centre Ave.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • Category: Landmarks
  • Sub-Category: African American History Guide
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Robert Lee Vann (1879-1940)

Brief History

Publisher and editor of the Pittsburgh Courier from 1910 to 1940, Vann built the newspaper into a preeminent black weekly and a strong voice for civil rights and economic empowerment. The paper's headquarters were here. Mr. Vann was a special assistant to the Attorney General.

Condition/Architectural Notes

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) marker