The Ever-Expanding Guide to Pittsburgh

Here Father Pitt is building a reference to all things that have to do with Pittsburgh. Since it is still in the early stages, it is currently only a demonstration. Since the subject is impossibly huge, the Encyclopedia will never be complete. But it will have pictures, and that is something.

Histories of Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania.

Historic maps of Pittsburgh and the surrounding area.

Architects who worked in Pittsburgh, with representative examples of their works.

Sculptors responsible for public sculptures in Pittsburgh.

Trade magazines with construction listings and other references that may be helpful in identifying architects and builders.

Publications from Pittsburgh:

Early books printed in Pittsburgh: Books printed in Pittsburgh in the late 1700s and early 1800s.

Pittsburgh newspapers: Newspapers from Pittsburgh and the surrounding area, as found in various archives.

Picture books of Pittsburgh: illustrated souvenirs and similar publications, arranged by date.

Historical Pittsburgh businesses: Catalogues and commercial literature for firms in Pittsburgh and nearby.