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For Further Reading

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Beachler, Edwin.

"Pittsburgh's Rebirth: What's Been Done?--What's Next?
Big Clean-up of Streams Begins to Show Results,"
The Pittsburgh Press, 21 November 1951, 13.
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"Pittsburgh's Rebirth: What's Been Done?--What's Next?
Flood Control Key to Entire Redevelopment Program,"
The Pittsburgh Press, 20 November 1951, 23.
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"Pittsburgh's Rebirth: What's Been Done?--What's Next?
Million Yearly is Spent on Playground Expansion,"
The Pittsburgh Press, 23 November 1951, 27.
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"Pittsburgh's Rebirth: What's Been Done?--What's Next?
New Roads Due to End Nightmare,"
The Pittsburgh Press, 19 November 1951, 17, 24.
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"Pittsburgh's Rebirth: What's Been Done?--What's Next?
Park and Gateway Dreams Come True,"
The Pittsburgh Press, 18 November 1951, 25, 33.
Most cities talk about doing big things. Pittsburgh is different. It does them.

Buck, Solon J. and Elizabeth Hawthorn Buck.
The Planting of Civilization in Western Pennsylvania.
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1968.
Darkness, gloom, silence--these were conditions of the western forest.

* "To sing of Pittsburgh and the road we came."
Demorest, Rose.
Pittsburgh: A Bicentennial Tribute, 1758-1958.
[Pittsburgh]: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 1958.

* Dillard, Annie.

An American Childhood.
New York: Harper & Row, c1987.

* Gay, Vernon.

Discovering Pittsburgh's Sculpture.
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1983.

* Harpster, John W., ed.

Crossroads: Descriptions of Western Pennsylvania 1720-1829.
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1985.

Kidney, Walter C.

Pittsburgh in Your Pocket:
A Guide to Pittsburgh-area Architecture.
Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, 1988.

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Pittsburgh's Landmark Architecture:
The Historic Buildings of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.
Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, 1997.
The building type most often seen in Allegheny County is the freestanding single-family house, and groupings of these, serrating the skyline of a hill, clinging to a distant slope, or riding the edges of a street that dips and rises with the land, dramatize the contours of the terrain and its great scale.

* Lorant, Stefan.

Pittsburgh: The Story of an American City.
Lenox: Authors Edition, Inc., 1988.

* Michelinie, David.

"Growing Pains,"
Stan Lee Presents: The Amazing Spider-Man (September 1987).

Spider-Man swinging above a city skyline is normally a familiar sight--in New York. But the stadium in this background is not Shea, and residents here are more used to heroes called "Steelers" and "Pirates" than "Spider-Man."
For this is Pittsburgh, the metropolis Rand-McNally chose as the best city in America in which to live. Unfortunately, it may soon be known by a rather more sinister legend: as the city where Spider-Man died!

(p. [1].)

* Roider, Joseph.

Urban Blight: A Rock Climber's Guide to Metropolitan Pittsburgh.
[Pittsburgh]: n.p., 1990.

The numerous hills, valleys and rivers of the Metro provide a variety of walls, bridges, and abandoned quarries which will challenge any urban climber (it is a fact that Pittsburgh is the #1 city of bridges in the U.S.A.).
(Foreword.)

* Smith, Helene and George Swetnam.

A Guidebook to Historic Western Pennsylvania.
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1991.

* Toker, Franklin.

Pittsburgh: An Urban Portrait.
University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1986.

In the beginning was the land.
This, Nature's first and richest gift to Pittsburgh, required 500 million years to prepare.

(p. [7].)

* Van Trump, James D. and Arthur P. Ziegler, Jr.

Landmark Architecture of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, 1967.

I would not give the midnight prospect of the Point from Duquesne Heights
for all the star lands of Orion.

(p. 5.)


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