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What Donald Trump Doesn’t Get About Pittsburgh

What Donald Trump Doesn’t Get About Pittsburgh from Politico Magazine"The former steel town isn’t pining for the old days. It Read More & Comment

How housing policy over the last century has made Pittsburgh what it is today

How housing policy over the last century has made Pittsburgh what it is today from the New Pittsburgh Courier"To understand Read More & Comment

A Crumbling Pittsburgh Treasure

A Crumbling Pittsburgh Treasure from the Pittsburgh Quarterly"This was the childhood home of August Wilson — the Pulitzer Prize winning Read More & Comment

Despite changing infrastructure needs in the Mon Valley, the Mon-Fayette Expressway refuses to die

Despite changing infrastructure needs in the Mon Valley, the Mon-Fayette Expressway refuses to die  from the Pittsburgh City Paper"Sustainable-development nonprofit Read More & Comment

In Pittsburgh, ‘Fences’ and August Wilson’s Hill District

In Pittsburgh, ‘Fences’ and August Wilson’s Hill District from the New Pittsburgh Courier"Fans of “Fences” may be disappointed that the Read More & Comment

Wylie Holdings has cashed in on Lawrenceville’s revitalization, but is it being a good neighbor?

Wylie Holdings has cashed in on Lawrenceville’s revitalization, but is it being a good neighbor? from the Pittsburgh City Paper"The Read More & Comment

In North Side, plans for empty lot spark push for new historic district

In North Side, plans for empty lot spark push for new historic district from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"The Historic Review Commission Read More & Comment