Tuesday, October 10, 2017

RIP: First Baptist Church (McKeesport)

Farewell to the First Baptist Church in downtown McKeesport. The brownstone building built in 1904 is being demolished by the city, with a grant from HUD, for "green space." Because, you know, the thousand surface lots in the vicinity are not enough. We need another overgrown "playground" that nobody maintains or uses. The Hitzrot Mansion met the same fate. The following photographs were taken by this writer in 2016: