Pittsburgh—The Steel City. Founded in 1758, this city of 305,000 rises at the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers. Known primarily for its steel industry, Pittsburgh is also famous for its bridges, of which there are 446. Pittsburgh is home to many landmarks, including two inclined railways, 30 skyscrapers, a pre-revolutionary fortification, Heinz Field, the University of Pittsburgh, and numerous steel mills. Pittsburgh has been named “America’s Most Livable City” by Forbes and National Geographic.
October 12th, 2015
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