“Meet Me at the Station” featured live performances by DEPAC Contortion and Attack Theater. Acclaimed artist, Norman Brown, live painted a rendering of the train station. Tom Roberts & the Allegheny City Ragtime Orchestra performed period music, even scoring two silent films during the event.
MacLachlan, Cornelius & Filoni Architects led tours of the historic Wilkinsburg Train Station throughout the evening.
$52,100 was raised to support the Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation.
225 guests attended. Notable attendees include Rep. Ed Gainey; Sen. Jay Costa; Joseph Preston Jr.; Wilkinsburg Councilors, Patrick Shattuck, President, and Marita Garrett, Vice President; Jim Cunningham and Minette Seate from WQED; Bud & Barb Wise, Leon & Annita Haynes, Bill Schenck, Norman Brown and Tom Roberts.