Forward and Greenfield Avenues

20090323 cp 0088
View of Forward Avenue from Greenfield Avenue looking northwest.
November 16th, 1908
Squirrel Hill
Forward Avenue
Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection
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Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection, 1901-2002, AIS.1971.05, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh Original URL
Streets--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh--Maintenance and repair.; Bridges--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.; Dwellings--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.; Forward Avenue (Pittsburgh, Pa.).; Squirrel Hill (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
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  • Larry over 4 years ago

    I am wondering if it is my imagination or was Pittsburgh pretty much treeless 100 years ago? Or was every picture taken 100 years ago in the dead of winter?

  • Patrick over 4 years ago

    I've noticed this too. I think 100 years ago the green had trouble thriving in this environment. Think of all those pitch black Pittsburgh at Noon photos from the 30s, if people can't see the light trees can't be getting all of what they need.

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