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Photos & Paintings of Pittsburgh
Bridging the Urban Landscape
The Pennsylvania Department of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, created this online exhibit of some 600 historical photographs and images, accompanied by text, of Pittsburgh, its bridges and its neighborhoods.
Pittsburgh Photographic Library
Want an historic photograph of Pittsburgh? Check out this photo library in the Pennsylvania Department of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh; it currently contains over 50,000 prints and negatives relating to Pittsburgh's history.
The University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, and the Library & Archives of the Heinz History Center have partnered to create the Historic Pittsburgh Image Collections, an online gateway to thousands of images documenting Pittsburgh's visual past.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The Digs
These are historic photos from the Post-Gazette archive.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Picture Page
A Tumblr that features pictures from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette photographers, with a little backstory. This is a place where pictures that didnít make it into the paper can have a second life.
American Memory Project: America from the Great Depression to World War II: Pittsburgh
Black-and-White Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1935-1945
American Memory Project: Pittsburgh Flood
American Environmental Photographs, 1891-1936: Images from the University of Chicago Library. Part of the Library of Congress Ameican Memory Project.
American Memory Project: Touring Turn-of-the-Century America: Photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company, 1880-1920: Pittsburgh
This link is a search of the Detroit Publishing Company archives at the
Library of Congress for photographs of Pittsburgh.
Discovering Historic Pittsburgh
Documenting endangered and abandoned historic buildings in Pittsburgh and beyond. A blog with photos of historic Pittsburgh neighborhoods by Jonathon Denson. Read more in this Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article: Blogger champions Pittsburgh region's old architecture (5/16/2012).
- Paintings of Pittsburgh
If you are looking for a painting of Pittsburgh to nail on your wall, check the artists below.
- Photographs of Pittsburgh
If you'd rather have a photo...
Pittsburgh on Video
Supported by the Pittsburgh Foundation, Pittsburgh on Video offers local videos in the areas of art and culture and nonprofit and entertainment news.
- University Campus Tours
Thinking of attending school here? Check out the virtual tours first!