Have you ever read about the history of Pittsburgh’s Hill District? It has a phenomenal history. At its height (about 1930s-1960s), it was a thriving, vibrant community that inspired August Wilson’s Fences, and a nationally recognized hub of culture, business, and music for the African American community. The Pittsburgh Courier had a national distribution, and entrepreneurs (especially women) thrived on a national level.
To learn more, click the links below:
Diving Into The Hill District’s Rich History | CBS Pittsburgh
The Crawford Grill | Heinz History Center
Lower Hill District Interactive News Article