Pittsburgh By Day - Chris Gibson Photography
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Allegheny City Post Office

This is the 64-foot tall dome inside the old Allegheny City Post Office, in Pittsburgh's North Side. Built in 1897, it served downtown Allegheny City until the 1960s, when misguided urban redevelopment destroyed most of the neighborhood. It was declared a National Landmark in 1971, and has been the home of the Pittsburgh Children's Museum since 1983. Today, these brightly colored ribbons hang from the dome, and the space is usually filled with children at play.

PittsburghPennsylvaniaNorth SidePost OfficeAllegheny CityUrbanGovernmentChildren's Museum