Pittsburgh PA: Corner of Market Street and Fifth Avenue - 1966. Pittsburgh PA: View looking down Market Street towards Fifth Avenue - 1966. Market Square was established back in the 1700s as a central place for business and activities. The Square has gone through many changes over the years but in the 1960s in was a very busy area during the business day. Merchants included; New China Inn, Sorrentos, Point Terrace Restaurant and Bar, The Hut Lunch shop, Arcade Bar, Nickolss Better Tea & Coffe, Rhea's Bakery, Oyster House, and Diamond Market.
This assignment for Brady Stewart Studio was for the realty company that owned buildings in the Square.