Welcome to 10 for 21

 

This audio journey is meant to be experienced while seated in five iconic downtown locations, though you may also walk if you prefer. When deciding where to park, note that this journey begins at Point State Park but ends at Trinity Cathedral.

To help you along your way, on each page you will find an audio player, map, and text describing the path to the next landmark. After you finish listening to each part, click the large “Next Story” button to continue on.

We hope you enjoy our audio experience.

Story 6

Read by Moira Quigley

Begin by the fountain at Point State Park, where many walls and benches provide seating. After listening to Story 6, continue along the Allegheny River on the Three Rivers Heritage Trail. Take the stairs up to 7th Street, walk straight to Katz Plaza and sit on one of the Louise Bourgeois benches.

 

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Full Directions

Begin by the fountain at Point State Park, where many walls and benches provide seating. After listening to Story 6, continue along the Allegheny River on the Three Rivers Heritage Trail. Take the stairs up to 7th Street, walk straight to Katz Plaza and sit on one of the Louise Bourgeois benches to listen to Story 7. Then continue along Penn Avenue, turn Left onto Sixth Street, and continue onto Market St. past the Fairmont and into Market Square. Find a seat and listen to Story 8. Exit Market Square the way you entered and turn Right onto Fifth Avenue, Left onto Smithfield, and ascend the steps to find a seat in Mellon Square park to listen to Story 9. Exit the park on the Sixth Avenue side, down the stairs, and continue until you see Trinity Cathedral on your left. If walking between the hours of 8AM and 5PM Monday – Saturday, or 7AM – 1PM Sunday, enter the open gates and take a seat in Pittsburgh’s oldest churchyard to enjoy final tale, Story 10.

Story 6 (You Are Here)

Story 7

Story 8

Story 9

Story 10