Why We Need Pittsburgh's Main Streets, Popcitymedia.com

March 2, 2011

"When most people think of Mt. Washington they envision Grandview Avenue and the sweeping view that has been ranked as one of the best in the country.

But to someone who grew up in the Mt. Washington of the 1950's, they're more likely to recall Shiloh Street, the historic main street that was the lively center of community life and source of neighborhood pride.  

In many cities where neighborhoods blend seamlessly into one another, distinctive community business districts like Shiloh aren't recognizable.  In Pittsburgh, where each neighborhood is like its own small town, main streets still provide the are the focal point." For the complete PopCity article, please click here.