By all measures, the news coming out of Pittsburgh these days should be nothing but negative. This historic manufacturing town at the junction of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers was the ultimate “singularly-specialised economy” for more than a century – where an all-dominant steel industry sustained a vibrant working class, while fuelling the massive family fortunes of the Carnegies, Mellons and Fricks. Yet like car-dependent Detroit, Reagan-era globalisation devastated Pittsburgh’s steel sector, decimating blue-collar jobs and ultimately…
University of Pittsburgh
Anne Chen and Gary Carlough at Edge Studio
Restaurant with broadcast studio above, East Liberty
‘Side by side’ prototype at Disney Research
Josh Debner from Deeplocal
Disney research team
Telsa Touch prototype, Disney Research
Eric Shiner, director of the Warhol Museum
Gates Center for Computer Science
Human Engineering Research Labs
Maelene Myers is the Executive Director of East Liberty Development, with Matthew Ciccone (right) and Nathan Cunningham (left)
Redeveloped industrial bakery
Patrick Miller from Deeplocal
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