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Pittsburgh’s Hill District – Now and Then

8 September, 2011 (10:48) | Pittsburgh

Here’s some interesting past and present pictures of the Hill District.  I can’t even imagine the Hill District being as lively as it used to be.  So many buildings and businesses and people.  It seems like it truly was connected to the hustle and bustle of downtown at one time. http://multimedia.post-gazette.com/ThenNow/Hill/Center/default.asp http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11226/1166781-53.stm

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The City

27 January, 2011 (12:00) | Wax Poetic

The naked trees wave white plastic bags Like wounded soldiers waving surrender flags Sirens scream from the project heights Homeless were once suburbanites Multiple stab wound lies on the street While the starving steal the shoes from his feet Where the in want out, and the out want in Where lives end, and business negotiations […]

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The Projects

19 November, 2010 (12:00) | Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Housing Authority announced their plan to demolish Addison Terrace in the Hill District. If this goes through, it will only leave the Bedford Dwellings as the last remaining barracks style housing projects in the Hill District. For those of you not familiar with the Hill but hear about shootings and crime, 99.9% of all […]

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What a coinky dink

1 September, 2010 (12:00) | Pittsburgh

When you use google earth, the red dot indicating the Hill District is on my house.  Weird.  How appropriate that I’m the ambassador now.  🙂 http://goo.gl/maps/OwT1

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It’s not easy being green

14 July, 2010 (12:00) | Pittsburgh

Here’s an update on some Hill District projects: YMCA: This is going in 2 blocks from my house on Centre Avenue. It is currently slated for an early 2012 completion. Should be awesome to have an indoor basketball court and pool so close! Also, it’ll be one of the city’s largest green certified buildings. Post-Gazette […]

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