Saturday, October 23, 2010

Downtown Pittsburgh: Wharf Historic District

Photo Tour: Wharf Historic District, Downtown PittsburghHere is the Wharf Historic District, a part of downtown located near the Monongahela River. Some of the buildings in these photographs are among the city's oldest surviving structures. I took special care to photograph early residential structures and low-level buildings, as these are generally the oldest. Some may have survived the great fire of 1845. I find Pittsburgh's early colonial history fascinating, and it is fun to wonder just how old some of the surviving buildings are!

These photographs were taken in October, 2009.


























































2 comments:

  1. This is a great selection; thanks! I have also enjoyed your contributions to skyscraperpage.com.

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  2. I have often wondered about that law office on Smithfield. I havent found anything on it. It does look old, (except for that newer front)

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