Andrew Carnegie

The mural

One of the most expensive works of art in American history was painted partly to enlighten the steelworkers of Pittsburgh. This is its surprising story. Read More...

A Pittsburgh steel factory in the early 20th century

The Pittsburgh of the 1800s was a dirty, depressing, and dispiriting place. Professor Edward Muller explains how the smog-choked factories actually helped make the city a more livable place today. Read More...

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