Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Pittsburgh's Story

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Pittsburgh's Story

Article excerpt

Here's why we should hope Amazon doesn't choose Pittsburgh:

Our city is on the precipice of its destiny. For all of the histories that have played out in these river valleys on the western edge of the Appalachian Mountains, what happens, or doesn't happen, over the next several years of rapid economic acceleration will truly determine "the story" of Pittsburgh.

This place has been known by many names, to many peoples, over millennia . from headwater of the heartland of numerous Native American cultures since time immemorial to pioneer trading center of Colonial North America in the late 1700s, and onward to the Pittsburgh we know today for its industrial relevance from the 1870s to 1970s. All of this hangs in the balance in the year 2018.

Pittsburgh is in a struggle of cultural revolution vs. …

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