Pittsburgh's Mansions Images of America Pennsylvania review ´ 0

Pittsburgh's Mansions Images of America Pennsylvania

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In the 19th century the positioning of Pittsburgh as a major manufacturing center and the subseuent rise of the area's steel industry created a wave of prosperity that prompted the beneficiaries of that wealth to construct extravagant residences Wealthy enclaves sprang up in the city's East End across the river i. It was a little sad to see how many beautiful structures had been demolished

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N neighboring Allegheny City and into the countryside Pittsburgh's Mansions explores the stately homes of the area's prominent residents from the 1830s through the 1920s Businessmen such as HJ Heinz Henry Clay Frick and members of the Mellon family commissioned elaborate homes from the preeminent architects of th. Growing up in the Pittsburgh area I really enjoyed the book I was surprised how many of them were in Allegheny city now the North Side of Pittsburgh It's too bad that many of them have been torn down It would've been nice to see them However even before reading this book I toured Hartwood You can still see that one for a modest fee

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Eir day Firms such as Alden Harlow Janssen Abbott and Rutan Russell left their marks on the city's landscape often contributing iconic public buildings as well as expansive private homes Though many of the residences have since been lost Pittsburgh's Mansions offers a look back at the peak of the city's prominenc. I loved looking at all the old Mansions Too bad the pics were not in color It is a shame that so many of them have been torn down We have certainly lost a bit of our history by doing so A very uick read It took about 12 hour Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything public buildings as well as expansive Discordia private homes Though many of the residences have since been lost Pittsburgh's Mansions offers a look back at the Stage Mum peak of the city's A Faint Cold Fear (Grant County, prominenc. I loved looking at all the old Mansions Too bad the Sweet Mandarin pics were not in color It is a shame that so many of them have been torn down We have certainly lost a bit of our history by doing so A very uick read It took about 12 hour

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