December 2, 2016: “Restoration of the historic Wilkinsburg Train Station keeps chugging along with the selection of Pittsburgh’s MacLachlan Cornelius & Filoni (MCF) as architect.
The station was built in 1916 in the opulent Beaux-Arts style and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Despite its pedigree, the building has sat vacant since 1976 and fallen into disrepair.
Tracey Evans, Executive Director at the Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation (WCDC), says the decision to choose the 125-year-old architecture firm was twofold. For one, MCF has a track record of working with historic structures, including the Bost Building in Homestead. Read the full article from Next Pittsburgh.