|Aerial View of
||This film provides an
aerial view of downtown, beginning at Point State Park. The park is
pictured here in the midst of its development, prior to the
construction of the fountain. The Manchester and Point Bridges, which
can be seen briefly at the beginning of the clip, would be torn down in
1970. The view continues up the Monongahela River, before turning north
across town over Duquesne University. As the shot turns west, the
skyscrapers of Pittsburgh’s Golden Triangle area come in to view.
Among the structures that can be seen are the Mellon Arena, the
Allegheny Courthouse and Jail, and Chatham Center. The film ends on the
Gulf Building, which is lit orange at the top to signify a forecast of
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