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The Metamorphosis of Pittsburgh PA USA

When I lived across the state line in Youngstown in the 1970's, Pittsburgh was Steel City USA, with houses and skies darkened from the soot and pollution.  Like a butterfly, Pittsburgh has been reborn since then into a regional financial and cultural center.  With leading universities, museums and a historic past, Pittsburgh is a city on the move.  Unfortunately, my wife and I spent time there in September '07 to get our son enrolled in one of the universities there, and had little time for sightseeing.  The downtown is a jewel surrounded by three rivers but no pictures this trip, as most of our time was spent in its Oakland neighborhood and its university surroundings.

Reflections of St. Paul's Cathedral,  Pittsburgh's Oakland Neighborhood, PA USA  Houses of Steel Town - Homestead Waterfront, Pittsburgh PA USA  Heniz Memorial Chapel, University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh's Oakland Neighborhood, PA USA

My photo albums of Pittsburgh are below.  All photos have been posted to Flickr!   If you are a member of Flickr, I would appreciate any comments you might have and your vote for your favorites.

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Please note that all photographs and text appearing on this site are the exclusive intellectual property of Sam Stearman. No images are within the Public Domain, and no image use is permitted without the written prior authorization of the copyright owner.  If you see any pictures you would like to buy, all the thousands of pictures on this site are available in high resolution digital format, suitable for framing, use in magazines or advertising.  Email me if you would like to know more.

 

 

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