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Pittsburgh PA: View of an old lantern slide created by Brady Stewart for the Pittsburgh Citizens Committee on City Plan (CCCP) when they were crafting the City Plan.  <br />
Image includes an illustration and estimated cost to dredge the area near the 6th street bridge on the Allegheny River.<br />
The Citizen's Committee was organized to produce the Pittsburgh Plan for infrastructure including: playgrounds, major streets, Parks, Public Transit, Railroads and Waterways. Some of the cities most accomplished and influential citizens volunteered to serve on the various committees from 1920 thru 1924. Prominent citizens included: Richard and Andrew Mellon, Charles Armstrong, Henry Buhl Jr., Edgar, Issac & Oliver Kaufmann, Roy A. Hunt, George Davison along with many leading Pittsburgh companies. They all paid an annual subscription (dues) to fund the activities of the Citizen's Committee. Brady Stewart provided photographic services for the committee.<br />
The negative and print were ordered by the Pittsburgh Regional Planning Association for a meeting in 1968.