Built on Steel, Pittsburgh Now Thrives on Culture

Stock photos from The New York Times article of the same title.

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The Rachel Carson Bridge in Pittsburgh, illuminated at night. There are over 440 bridges in the city, at the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers.

The artist Randy Gilson turned a house into a work of public art called Randyland.

Diners outside the Conflict Kitchen, which has a changing menu and serves cuisines from cultures in conflict with the United States government.

Mr. Gilson at Randyland, which he calls his “house of junk and joy.”

“House Poem,” by Huang Xiang, is a home painted with Chinese characters.