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Pittsburgh, PA: The View from Mount Washington
I decided to begin this trip in one of my favorite towns, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. And one of my favorite places in Pittsburgh is Mount Washington. The view from atop the mountain is simply beautiful, and may come as a surprise to anyone who pictures the ‘burgh as a soot-covered steel town. At one time (perhaps 50 years ago), that image was accurate, but the city has cleaned itself up quite nicely. All that steel makes for some beautiful buildings, but Pittsburgh’s bridges are even more distinctive. Since the city’s downtown is wedged between the Monongahela and Allegheny rivers, numerous steel …