Hill District

Riding in the Family Car with Teenie Harris

Teenie Harris’s love of cars was visible in many of his photographs. In this video, his children remember their father's connection to the automobile.

POSTED: 12.10.15

In an Era of Segregation, Owl Cab Mobilized Black Pittsburgh

How discrimination led to the founding of Owl Cab in Pittsburgh's historic Hill District neighborhood.

POSTED: 06.24.15

View from the Hill: A Tale of Black Pittsburgh’s Complicated Legacy

The story of how the Fifth Avenue School Lofts came to exist is a complicated one that I will attempt to simplify. It is also contentious.

POSTED: 02.24.15

Kings on the Hill: Rise of the Pittsburgh Crawfords

One of the greatest baseball clubs of all time began as a group of neighborhoods kids in Pittsburgh playing ball on the sandlots of the Hill District.

POSTED: 09.29.14