Lecture Offers a Glimpse Inside Twentieth Century Club
Deasy, Deborah, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
When you pass the Twentieth Century Club, you may wonder, "What is this place?"
Everyday Pittsburghers rarely step inside what looks like a 16th- century Italian palace at Bigelow Boulevard and Parkman Street in Oakland.
Beyond the semi-circle driveway lies a world of English, French, Italian and other-style decors on four floors of rooms serving one of Pittsburgh's oldest private clubs for women. The 116-year-old club continues to admit only women.
The Twentieth Century Club -- built in 1910 and redesigned in 1930 -- boasts one of the finest Art Deco-style ballrooms in the city, says architect David Vater of Mt. Washington, a trustee of the Pittsburgh …
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