It’s an architectural gem of historic significance, but now advanced in disrepair, it looks more like a home for the Addams family or the Munster’s than the mansion of a steel baron from gilded age.
Pittsburgh is home to many incredibly talented authors. Whether they were born here, lived here or created an entire industry here, these authors have books that are worth a read.
The Carnegie Museum of Natural History ranks in the top five in the country. In 1896, ground was broken in Oakland, and being, by nature, a competitive guy, founder Andrew Carnegie financed explorers traveling to the ends of the Earth to fill his museum.
With 66 city-designated historical landmarks, 13 city-designated historic districts and a plethora of designated landmarks in the suburbs, Pittsburgh’s choice of important places could be considered impossible by many readers. However, this list engulfs an even spectrum of Pittsburgh’s history.