PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There are new details on the construction on Route 28.
A major hang up for the project has been St. Nicholas Church. On Thursday, demolition plans for the church were revealed, but there are also big changes that drivers will see starting on Friday...
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The dismantling of St. Nicholas Church along Route 28 has begun, but preservationists are not pleased at the way the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh is going about it...
The Pittsburgh-born actor and city champion sits down for a fascinating conversation on St. Nick's church, the spirit of Pittsburgh and more. - See more at: http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Best-of-the-Burgh-Blogs/Pitt-Girl/October-2012/PittGirl-versus-David-Conrad/#sthash.dGcD7n71.dpuf
Dec. 10, 1952: The children mourned at St. Nicholas died in a tragedy set in motion by a minor late-night automobile accident on Dec. 5, 1952. A car driven by a 17-year-old Ohio University student crashed into the three-story home occupied by the Moulis family, causing a gas leak. Thirty minutes later, the house blew up. A second explosion set the structure on fire. Robert and Rose Moulis were dragged from the ruins, but their children perished. A few days [...]
Dec. 5, 1952: Since it closed in 2004, St. Nicholas Church has been an empty, dark shell pressed hard against one of the area’s busiest roads, Route 28. But for decades, the building served as a place for a community to gather for worship, to celebrate its happy times and, as was the case in December of 1952, to mourn in the wake of tragedy.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — America is a country of immigrants. From the very beginning men and women of many nations have borne arms to protect the freedom they came here to find. Many of them died...
My life flashed before me last March as a man approached me in a secluded spot on East Ohio Street on the North Side, atop the steps of the deserted St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church...
The groups hoping to establish an immigration museum at the St. Nicholas Church on East Ohio Street got a commitment of support yesterday from the Croatian ambassador to the United States...
If you're stuck in evening rush hour traffice on Route 28, the former St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church looms as a dark and empty presence rising up a steep, wooded hillside. Even so, it's an impressive structure, with its three onion domes. Nearby sits a rectory and grotto...
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