Category Archives: Walking

Walking Brighton Heights

On a sunny day in Pittsburgh, we set out to walk the neighborhood of Brighton Heights.  Yes, it was three months ago.  Yes, we’ve been on hiatus.  Onward! Continue reading

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Walking Bon Air

We began our tour of Bon Air having recently walked its geographic and alphabetical neighbor, Beltzhoover.  This tour was a study in contrasts.  The neighborhood of Bon Air is a pocket of land in the south end, with few entrances or exits by road, and consequently, there is a very apparent distinction at the threshhold of the neighborhood, rather than the usual gradual change that we’ve seen at the borders of other neighborhoods.

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Walking Bluff

We began walking Bluff (a.k.a. Uptown) at the Birmingham Bridge, which overlooks the tight, narrow neighborhood that stretches from Oakland to Downtown.
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Walking Bloomfield

We began our tour of Bloomfield on a cold, but clear day at the corner of Liberty Ave. and Main St., which would later turn into a blustery, snowy day, thus initiating our first official walk in the winter snow.
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Walking Beltzhoover

With storm clouds having chased us clear out of Beltzhoover for the past two weekends, we swore that on this day, we would do the walk, rain or shine.  It was rain.  We started at the corner of East Warrington and Beltzhoover Avenue, ready for the soggy feet that lay ahead.

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Walking Beechview

We started our walk at the Beechview Community War Memorial parklet, which sits between Broadway and Bensonia, at Shiras Ave.

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Walking Bedford Dwellings

We started our walk at the juncture between Polish Hill and the Hill District, by the garden at the corner of Bigelow Blvd. and Herron Ave.
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