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Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

"Pittsburgh Variations," 1984

George Sugarman (American, born 1912)

 

— Painted aluminum; Commissioned by The Hillman Fund of the Allegheny Conference on Community Developm —

 
"Pittsburgh Variations," 1984 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 10, 2020
1. "Pittsburgh Variations," 1984 Marker
Inscription.  
Conceived as a "Sculpture Park" within a "Sculpture Park", the varied elements that have contributed to Pittsburgh's growth are represented by forms which symbolize a paddlewheel (the rivers), a crucible (primary metals), the Golden Triangle (business and finance), and Penn's Woods (natural resources)

Collection of Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute
 
Erected by City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNatural ResourcesSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 40° 26.839′ N, 80° 0.13′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Isabella Street just east of Vulcan Way, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Isabella St, Pittsburgh PA 15212, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allegheny Cotton Mill Strikes (within shouting distance of this marker); "Piazza Lavoro" and "Mythic Source," 1984 (within shouting distance of this marker);
"Pittsburgh Variations," 1984 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 10, 2020
2. "Pittsburgh Variations," 1984 Marker
Allegheny City (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Forks," 1984 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frederick J Osterling Office & Studio (about 500 feet away); Timber Court (about 500 feet away); "The Great One" (about 600 feet away); Seventh Street Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 13, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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