Questioned at first, Allegheny County’s administration building and its neighbor, the City-County Building, are landmarks today.
We found in our archives two photo sequences of such rescues. Both sets of images give us chills.
The newsroom itself was a dump with dingy, uneven pine floors and rattling windows.
The imposing stone courthouse and jail Henry Hobson Richardson designed for Allegheny County is considered one of the architect’s most inspired buildings.