Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Go West, Not East, with the Casino Hotel

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Go West, Not East, with the Casino Hotel

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The jewel in Pittsburgh's scenic crown is the beguiling North Shore; thus, reading that Mayor Bill Peduto has signed legislation approving the vacating of a "paper" street, on the east side of the Rivers Casino, clearing the way for construction of a $35 million attached-to-the-casino hotel, has me crestfallen ("Rivers Casino Plans to Start Building $35M Hotel in Spring," Jan. 20).

I'm not opposed to the construction of a new hotel because I frequently patronize the casino and understand what a boon it would be for the local economy, in terms of job creation and new tax revenue generation. But why destroy a beautiful North Shore green space, when there is adequate room for hotel construction on the west side of the property, where the Rivers Casino recently razed an abandoned warehouse? …

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