Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Maintain Grandview as the City Showcase It Is

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Maintain Grandview as the City Showcase It Is

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On any given evening when strolling along Grandview Avenue on Mount Washington, you will find plenty of Pittsburghers along with numerous visitors from other cities and other countries enjoying the view. I cannot imagine how many photos from Mount Washington have been snapped over the years of wedding parties, prom dates or friends and family being together.

At the same time that I can say how much I enjoy strolling along Grandview Avenue, I am extremely disappointed with its poor maintenance. Crumbling cement sidewalks and curbs are in disrepair or are poorly repaired with asphalt; trash cans are frequently overflowing; weeds are growing along the sidewalk area; caution tape marks numerous metal posts that are rusted through or nearly rusted through; trees are growing in several areas that block the view of the city; and litter is strewn about everywhere beyond the railing on the hillside. …

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