The Steps of Pittsburgh: Portrait of a City
With Photos by Tim Fabian.
Many of Pittsburgh's steps are legal streets, and all of them reflect the city's unique topography and history. Together, these 712 sets of steps provide a vital link in the city's transportation system as well as unusual challenges for pedestrian...more
The mills were down in the flats along the rivers and the workers lived in the nearest hills to the flats like in the South Side where my grandmother grew up. The Indian Trail steps used to go up Mt. Washington and spanned more than 700 steps. Now the longest set i ...more