Endangered African American Historic Sites

National Negro Opera Company House Named One Of The Most Endangered Places In U.S.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced its annual list of most endangered places. One of the places on the list is the National Negro Opera Company House in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

National Negro Opera Company House Named One Of The Most Endangered Places In U.S.

There's a house that sits on top of a hill in Pittsburgh. The windows are boarded up. The roof is falling in. But once it was a bustling hub of Black art and culture. Today the National Trust for Historic Preservation named it one of 11 of the most endangered historic places in the U.S. because, as NPR's Andrew Limbong reports, it was home to a pioneer of Black opera.

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