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Strip District, Pittsburgh

It’s a one-half square km area of land northeast of the central business district belonging to the north from the Allegheny River and to the south by parts of this Hill District. From the early 19th century, the Strip District was home to numerous factories and mills because its location across the Allegheny River created...

Phipps Conservatory

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

The gardens had been founded in 1893 by steel and real-estate magnate Henry Phipps for a present to the City of Pittsburgh. Its objective is to instruct and entertain the people of Pittsburgh with formal gardens (Roman, English, etc.) and different species of exotic plants (palm trees, succulents, bonsai, orchids, etc.). Presently, the facilities home...