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Fifth Avenue by the Numbers Guided Walking Tour

Presented by DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh at Fifth Avenue Lofts, Pittsburgh PA

Sep 11 2021
Fifth Avenue by the Numbers Guided Walking Tour

Fifth Avenue by the Numbers visits sites once used by Pittsburgh’s numbers gambling barons.

Fifth Avenue by the Numbers

Fifth Avenue by the Numbers visits sites once used by Pittsburgh’s numbers gambling barons. Numbers arrived in Pittsburgh in the mid-1920s and took hold in the Hill District. The Uptown sites featured in this tour include places where numbers bankers, writers, and runners worked, played, dined, and lived. These gambling entrepreneurs helped make numbers an iconic part of Pittsburgh’s informal economy and social history for most of the twentieth century.

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ADMISSION INFO

Two Tours Available on Saturday, Sept. 11th: 10 am-12 pm & 1 pm-3 pm

General Admission Ticket Price: $20

Register now at: www.DoorsOpenPgh.org

Starting Address: Fifth Avenue Lofts, 1800 Fifth Avenue

Ending Address: PPG Arena, 1000 block of Fifth Avenue

Contact: 412-583-1424

Email: info@doorsopenpgh.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

There are two tour sessions available: 10 am-12 pm and 1 pm-3 pm. Please see the website to register for the tour of your choice.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Fifth Avenue Lofts

1800 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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