Nixon Theatre: “Memories of almost half a century slip into the shadows…”
Places and landmarks
Downtown Pittsburgh’s development and redevelopment is amazing to see in photos over time, but so too are the area’s neighborhoods and suburbs, from East Liberty to Carnegie and beyond.
Built at the intersection of Liberty Ave and Ferry St, currently known as Stanwix St, the building served as a station of the Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway.
“With roof off, the workmen swarmed in and out of offices. Using crowbars and sledge hammers they pried and smashed.”
This is the picture of industrial activity throughout the Pittsburgh district during WWII
This market on West Lacock Street on the city’s North Side attracted more than 4,000 customers on an average night.