African American Culture
With the help of several foundations and a big contribution from city and county taxpayers the August Wilson Center is now under new ownership.
The bank holding the delinquent mortgage on the debt-ridden August Wilson Center for African American Culture is now in control of the property following a sheriff’s sale on Monday.
The August Wilson Center got national press for its incredible architecture, a stalwart structure in Downtown Pittsburgh reaching new heights for African American culture in the region.
During a Wednesday morning hearing, attorneys for the receiver that approved a plan to build a hotel on top of the August Wilson Center argued that the plan is still viable.
Invited members of the community listened in this morning as financial advisors, lawyers and a planning group talked about the next steps in the buying process of the August Wilson Center.
Gray skies are reflected in the glass, steel prow and sail of the August Wilson Center for African American Culture.
A story of love, family and courage continues to have an impact, though it has been told for more than 80 years.
A western Pennsylvania school district has abandoned the idea of acquiring Pittsburgh’s struggling August Wilson Center for African American Culture.