806 Western Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

Parking & FAQ


So that you don’t have to worry about whether you are in permitted area, CCAC has very generously offered us the use of their parking lot. Use 946 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233 in your GPS to get an approximate address for the CCAC parking lot.  Note that the Parking Lot will close at around 10:00 pm both evenings so if you are planning to stay in the neighborhood after the tour be sure to move your car.

Parts of Allegheny West are in a Residential Parking Permit zone that is enforced through 9:00 pm every day, so please be aware of the signs. If you park in a metered spot on Western Avenue or in the park you will have to pay any applicable City parking fees through 7:00 pm.  This parking app can stream-line the process.

Directions to Holmes Hall

(719 Brighton Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15233) from the parking lot on Ridge Avenue.

  • Go towards the park on Ridge Avenue
  • Go two blocks past Galveston Avenue then turn left on Brighton Road
  • Holmes Hall will be on your left – if you get to N Lincoln Avenue you’ve gone too far

Our tour guides will walk you back to the parking lot, if that’s where you’re headed, after the tour. The only free parking available will be at the CCAC parking lots.

Other Frequently Asked Questions

Doors Open

4:30 pm on Friday & Saturday evening | 12:30 pm on Saturday afternoon.

In the evening please plan to arrive before 5:30 pm when groups will begin departing for the first houses.  In the afternoon, please arrive no later than 1:30 pm. If you would like to be placed in one of the tours that leaves closer to 2:00 pm or 6:00 pm please let us know.  While you’re in Holmes Hall you’ll be able to enjoy a glass of sangria, have some appetizers and explore it’s amazing garden.


We’re keeping our fingers crossed about the weather for this weekend. In the event it does rain, the tour will go on regardless of the weather. Please come prepared with waterproof shoes, umbrellas and raincoats, since we will still be walking from house to house, even if we have to move the tastings inside.


When you purchased your tickets we asked that you let us know if there was anyone else in your group that purchased tickets separately. We’ve matched up everyone based on those requests but if you’d like to verify that you’ve been placed with your friends please reply to this message and we’ll be happy to confirm for you.

Additional Questions? Contact Us

Thank you for helping to support the community programs of the Allegheny West Civic Council. More information about the historic homes of Allegheny West can be found here.

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