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"I believe that's the former Post Office/Planetarium that is now the Children's Museum in the background."

Patrick said 9 days ago about: Birthday Cake Float
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"Wylie started at 5th between Grant and Ross. Ross didn't cross 5th as it does now. The first block of Wylie ( from 5th to 6th) was renamed Court Pl sometime after this photo."

b said 29 days ago about: Wylie Avenue Cut
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"System forced me to put tag at Logan and Our Way. Photo is Logan at Colwell looking toward 5th. Colwell was a short 1/2 block above Our Way. "

b said about 1 month ago about: Outdoor Fruit Market
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"Per a 1906 Sanborn map of Pittsburgh, Dante Alley was a small alley that would have been right through when the fountain is at the Steel Building."

Patrick said about 2 months ago about: Dante Alley
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" Part of Bigelow St (not Blvd) is on the hill above 2nd Ave in Hazelwood/Greenfield"

b said about 2 months ago about: Bigelow Street
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"Wylie started at 5th across from the Count House between Ross and Grant. Ross didn't cross 5th as it does now."

b said 2 months ago about: Wylie Avenue
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"Civic Arena shorted Wylie Ave, but that's the William Penn Hotel in the background"

Patrick said 2 months ago about: Wylie Avenue
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"this is not the right chalfont st
the chalfont st in the pic is in beltzhoover"

c said 3 months ago about: Chalfant and Estella Streets
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"No, this is a few doors east of Magee. I lived nearby as a kid in the 50s. Magee did not cross 5th - as in the photo. In my day there was atill a gas station at 5th and Magee where it is in the photo."

b said 3 months ago about: Fifth Avenue
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"Chuck's tag is correct. The photo says "looking west". I believe it should be "looking east" from Pride. Enlarging the photo lets me see the Rialto Theatre at the SE corner of Marion and 5th. Two block out from there you can just about make out Fifth Ave High."

b said 3 months ago about: Downtown Shopping
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"i moved the tag - this part of Wylie was almost downtown - about 2 blocks in from Washington."

b said 3 months ago about: Wylie Avenue
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"Magee was never Logan. Logan didn't cross 5th ave. It went north, starting at 5th and ending at Bedford. Magee also didn't cross 5th. It started at 5th , a bit inbound from Logan, and went south to Bluff St. Elm, also didn't cross 5th. It started a bit inbound from Magee, but like Logan , went north to Bedford. Those "parking lot" streets you see on the map - Logan and Fullerton - were named , I guess, as a tribute to the two original ones. Both are further inbound than the originals. That little bit of Magee seen between 5th and Our Way did not exist. Solid stores lined north side of 5th between Elm and Logan. And a tiny bit of Logan (shown on the map) still exists ( BBQ place on corner of Logan/5th)"

b said 3 months ago about: Uptown
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Washington Park alongside Bedford Ave - Lower Hill. I lived nearby and played fball there in the 50s."

b said 3 months ago about: Children Playing
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"it took 2 tries to tag it -- site makes tagging very difficult. My 2nd try ( listed lower ) is correct"

b said 3 months ago about: Alley Workers
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"Clay Alley - Lower Hill from Washington toward downtown between Wylie & Webster "

b said 3 months ago about: Alley Workers
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"this Clay Alley was in the Lower Hill - parallel and between Wylie and Webster from Washington toward downtown. "

b said 3 months ago about: Clay Alley
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"I am trying to move tag to between 6th and 5th ave. The bldg at the right is the courthouse (5th ave side between Ross and Grant).One end of Wylie was at 5th ( block in the photo was renamed Court Pl sometime after this photo). "

b said 3 months ago about: Street Construction
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"Pittsburgh Press Want ADs from the 1960s actually put this at 5920 Centre Ave, which is more in the Shadyside end of Centre Ave and is presently, a Whole Foods."

Patrick said 3 months ago about: The Buttery Coffee Shop
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"The 9/5/1915 issue of the Pittsburgh Press confirms 317 as the address for Iron City Plumbing Co at that time. According to a 1905 Sanborn, the 300 Block of Penn would be about this location in the Gateway Center Complex. "

Patrick said 3 months ago about: Iron City Plumbing Company
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"Actually that's not strictly true, apparently they've redubbed one of the roads that now guides one through the parking lot that was the civic arena Logan Street. "

Patrick said 3 months ago about: Logan Street