A weekend in Pittsburgh always gives us a chance to check out the sights – some familiar, some new.
First up – the historic Gulf Tower in the morning sun.
The Strip District (the neighborhood got it’s name because it is a small ‘strip’ of land along the Allegheny River). Once industrial, then vacant, this area is going through a rebirth – including the refurbished Cork Factory – now apartments.
A great ‘new-old’ sign on a building on Penn Avenue. In this part of the world ‘pop’ is what soda is known as.
Artwork along the Allegheny. Note the houses on the high bluff across the river – Pittsburgh is a very hilly city.
Instead of replacing the tracks they just filled them in with mulch to make a path.
The view down Smallman Street towards downtown Pittsburgh.
Our final stop in the Strip was a hipster flea market.
The best views of the Point, Downtown and the Rivers are from West End Overlook.
From here you get views of the entire valley.
The pleasure boats were out on this Sunday morning.
The bright morning sun made the photography challenging.
A beautiful day for baseball.
Where the give away for the the fans were fedora hats!