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Buildings of Pittsburgh

Franklin Toker

Buildings of Pittsburgh

by Franklin Toker

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Published by University of Virginia Press in Chicago, IL .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementFranklin Toker.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22769066M
ISBN 109780813926506

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Fires. The University's buildings, along with most of its records and files, were destroyed in a widespread fire that wiped out 20 square blocks of the most valuable part of Pittsburgh. Classes were held in Trinity Church until a new building was constructed on Duquesne Way (on what was the site of the former Horne's department store).

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