June 25, 2019

The Hill District

Comprised of several distinct neighborhoods, the Hill District was the home of famous playwright August Wilson, as well as a host for many jazz greats in the 1930s.

30 mins, hilly terrain

  • Start at the Centre Ave + Kirkpatrick St station and head west on Centre Ave.
  • Some notable stops along Centre Ave: the August Wilson mural (2037 Centre Ave), Ujamaa Collective (1901 Centre Ave), and the Hill House Association (1835 Centre Ave).
  • Continue on Centre Ave until you reach Crawford St. At this intersection is Freedom Corner, a memorial dedicated¬†to Pittsburgh’s civil rights struggle.
  • Turn right on Crawford St and continue on until you reach Bedford Ave.
  • Turn right on Bedford Ave and continue on until you reach the August Wilson House.
  • Continue on Bedford Ave until you reach Memory Lane.
  • Turn left on Memory Lane and enjoy the Bedford Hill Overlook.
  • Continue on Memory Lane until you reach Bedford Ave.
  • Cross Bedford Ave and continue on Kirkpatrick St.
  • Finish your tour at the Centre Ave + Kirkpatrick St station

 

 

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