Smithfield Street Bridge from Three Rivers Heritage Trail, Pittsburgh

Lost Historic Buildings of Pittsburgh (Demolished)

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These are Pittsburgh’s lost buildings. They are the ghosts of Pittsburgh’s romantic, historic past. We can’t visit them now. We can only be haunted by the everlasting effects of “progress” that deemed these buildings disposable. The next time you walk down Smithfield Street, remember the Old Post Office and City Hall. All we have in their place is a parking garage and a small black building that looks like a shoebox.

“Urban Renewal” efforts of the 1950s and 1960s attempted to remold America’s old urban city centers into suburban-like office parks, and in the process destroyed countless irreplaceable historic buildings and neighborhoods forever.

Source:  J D·

Pittsburgh From Above

These are some of my Favorite places in Pittsburgh!
Music By: PMWA
Song: Journey of a Lifetime

Source: Brian Aiken

Monroeville, PA 1960’s and 1970’s

A photo montage of Monroeville, PA from the early sixty’s to the mid seventies. If anybody has any old Monroeville scenery pictures they would like to share please attach ’em to a email and send to:

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Source: gene608

Pittsburgh History: The lost bomber

The story of a B-25 bomber that crashed into the Monongahela River in 1956 continues to puzzle Pittsburghers. (Video by Steve Mellon, 2013)


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