The Resource Pittsburgh's mansions, Melanie Linn Gutowski, (electronic resource)

Pittsburgh's mansions, Melanie Linn Gutowski, (electronic resource)

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Pittsburgh's mansions
Title
Pittsburgh's mansions
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Melanie Linn Gutowski
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eng
Summary
In the 19th century, the positioning of Pittsburgh as a major manufacturing center and the subsequent rise of the area's steel industry created a wave of prosperity that prompted the beneficiaries of that wealth to construct extravagant residences. Wealthy enclaves sprang up in the city's East End, across the river in neighboring Allegheny City, and into the countryside. Pittsburgh's Mansions explores the stately homes of the area's prominent residents from the 1830s through the 1920s. Businessmen such as H.J. Heinz, Henry Clay Frick, and members of the Mellon family commissioned elaborate homes from the preeminent architects of their day. Firms such as Alden & Harlow, Janssen & Abbott, and Rutan & Russell left their marks on the city's landscape, often contributing iconic public buildings as well as expansive private homes. Though many of the residences have since been lost, Pittsburgh's Mansions offers a look back at the peak of the city's prominence
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Midwest
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Gutowski, Melanie Linn
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974.8/86
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non fiction
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  • Mansions
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.)
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.)
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adult
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Pittsburgh's mansions, Melanie Linn Gutowski, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11456082
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multicolored
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MWT11456082
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1 online resource
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online
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MWT11456082
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Label
Pittsburgh's mansions, Melanie Linn Gutowski, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11456082
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11456082
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11456082
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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