The Bridges of Pittsburgh

The Bridges of Pittsburgh

by Bob Regan
     
 

It's Official: 446 Bridges

Often called "The City of Bridges", Pittsburgh has more bridges than any other city, including Venice, Italy. This is the definitive book on Pittsburgh's bridges by the same duo that brought you The Steps of Pittsburgh. The bridges are architectural and engineering marvels, soaring over rivers and valleys and

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It's Official: 446 Bridges

Often called "The City of Bridges", Pittsburgh has more bridges than any other city, including Venice, Italy. This is the definitive book on Pittsburgh's bridges by the same duo that brought you The Steps of Pittsburgh. The bridges are architectural and engineering marvels, soaring over rivers and valleys and contributing to the city's unique sense of place. The book honors them all and includes 150 contemporary and historical photos, tour maps, and historical drawings, along with detailed tables including The Big List identifying each and every bridge in the count.

Includes ten self-guided tours for walkers, cyclists, drivers, and boaters.

Editorial Reviews

Bob Bailey
"If I was a tourist in Pittsburgh I would buy this book. It is saturated with Pittsburgh flavor, readily readable at any point to which you may open it, with a hand-friendly size and a modest price."
architect, Review for American Institute of Architects Pittsburgh's Columns magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780977042920
Publisher:
Local History Company, The
Publication date:
06/12/2006
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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