All Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh locations will be closed on Wednesday, December 24, Thursday, December 25 and Thursday, January 1, 2015. In addition, the Library will close at 5 pm Wednesday, December 31, 2014.
small text medium text large text

The Point: This Pile of Scrap

Frank Lloyd Wright, defending his proposed project for Point State Park in 1949, said,

Pittsburgh is interesting, you might say, but so is a collision between a truck, a school bus and five cars. The boys who made their money here ran away and left you to live in this pile of scrap. (26)

Narrative. Outline. Neighborhoods. Main Menu.