June 11, 2019
Speaker: Matthew Falcone, President of Preservation Pittsburgh
Matthew will discuss the history of Catahecassa Fountain (and Snyder Spring), a prominent feature of Schenley Park and recent addition to the City’s Register of Historic Places, as well as its future prospects.
About Preservation Pittsburgh (from PreservationPgh.org):
Preservation Pittsburgh is a non-profit advocacy group dedicated to preserving our region’s historic, architectural, cultural, and environmental heritage. We seek to assist individuals and organizations in preserving the integrity of the architecture and physical surroundings they value and to further preservation public policy.
About the Speaker (from PreservationPgh.org):
Matthew Falcone, Associate Dean of Faculty at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh’s Online Division, has been a board member of Preservation Pittsburgh for six years and President of the Board for five. He holds degrees in Integrative Arts and History of Art from Penn State University and the University of York (UK) respectively. Matthew’s historic preservation passion is primarily in stained glass and Victorian Era architecture. In his spare time, he enjoys conserving and restoring stained glass, traveling, and teaching art history. Matthew lives with his family in historic Deutschtown.