Hill District

Remembering Bill Nunn: Actor, Mentor, and Friend

Charlene Foggie-Barnett of the Teenie Harris Archive reflects on the passing of Bill Nunn III.

POSTED: 09.29.16

Bob Pease: The Man Who Helped Remake Postwar Pittsburgh

As executive director of the Urban Redevelopment Authority, Robert Pease led some of the key projects undertaken during the Pittsburgh Renaissance.

POSTED: 03.30.16

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