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We've listed segments from all the Pittsburgh History Series shows related to the Bridges and Buildings theme.

Bridges and Buildings

FYI Structure
Function
Appearance
Preservation

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Finding the right video for your lesson
1 Scan the index to find segments that fit your lesson's goals. TIP The number in the first "Tape" column identifies the show the segment is in (see key at page bottom) and links to a more complete description.
2 Preview the segments on videotape using the "time-in" and "time-out" as cues. TIP The linked descriptions include more detailed visual cues.
3 Read the FYI background article for more information about the theme. TIP If you aren't sure which segments to use, FYI recommends specific video segments related to topics.
4 Choose discussion questions and activities to tailor your lesson to your curriculum.  

Video segments for Bridges and Buildings

Tape

Time In

Time Out

Title/Description

Relevance

BR03

6:00

10:30

City of bridges

5

BR06

16:00

21:50

Great old bridges of SW PA

5

BR07

20:50

25:30

Suspension bridges

5

BR09

31:25

34:30

Golden Age of Pittsburgh bridges

5

BR10

34:10

36:05

Ornamentation and appearance

5

DT10

18:40

21:10

Skyscaper History I: Park Building

5

DT11

21:10

23:20

Skyscaper History I: Arrott Building

5

DT12

23:20

24:42

Skyscaper History I: Benedum Trees Building

5

DT17 - DT18

34:21

40:43

Skyscaper History II: Art Deco Koppers, Gulf, and Grant Buildings

5

DT22

47:13

55:53

Allegheny County Courthouse and Morgue

5

OK10

51:48

56:17

Cathedral of Learning and the Nationality Rooms

5

OK12

1:00:21

1:04:06

Carnegie Mellon University and Mellon Institute

5

SP05 - SP06

23:45

33:45

Science, technology and industry in the Strip

5

SS02

6:30

10:00

New Uses for old buildings: Station Square

5

BR04

10:30

16:00

Ironworkers' war against rust (jobs)

4

BR05

15:55

17:39

Designing bridges (jobs)

4

BR08

25:30

29:45

Bridge inspectors (jobs)

4

BR13

40:40

44:30

Cutting edge design: Veteran's Memorial Bridge, Steubenville

4

DT02

3:35

5:25

Fourth Ave.: Pittsburgh's Wall Street

4

DT04

&:05

8:10

Skyscraper History III: Renaissance I

4

DT05

8:10

9:00

Burke's Building: Downtown's second oldest

4

DT06

9:00

11:33

Skyscraper History IV: Renaissance II

4

DT13

24:42

25:53

Early Downtown houses

4

DT14

25:53

28:30

William Penn Hotel

4

DT16

32:13

34:21

Union Trust Building

4

DT19

40:43

41:41

PRR Station: Gateway to the early 20th century city

4

HH02

2:24

6:42

Frederick Sauer's "castle"

4

HH03 - HH04

6:42

13:08

Hully houses from the 1920's

4

HH06

24:10

31:30

The houses of architect Frederick Scheibler

4

HH08

37:36

42:55

Company houses in Marianna, Donora

4

HH11

48:46

53:20

Chatham Village: A planned community of the 1930s

4

HH12

53:20

59:0

Clayton: Home of Henry C. Frick

4

HP09-
HP11

29:10

37:00

Saving old churches

4

HP11

37:00

39:09

H. H. Richardson's "Bake-Oven Church": Emmanuel Lutheran, North Side

4

NS09

25:00

29:30

Ridge Ave. Millionaires Row (Urban spaces planning, preservation)

4

NS10

29:30

33:40

Manchester: Historic Preservation

4

NS11

33:40

37:20

Fineview's Heathside Cottage

4

NS20

1:04:30

1:10:20

Urban renewal: Old Allegheny

4

OK03

9:57

12:51

Oakland Streets and houses

4

OK04

12:51

17:40

Schenley Park

4

OK06

23:55

28:24

Phipps Conservatory

4

PR11

31:57

34:21

Haines "Shoe House" programmatic architecture

4

PR15

46:09

48:04

Roadside Architecture

4

PR17

52:39

57:07

Motels

4

RV15

53:40

END

Planning the Riverfront

4

SF01

:55

2:05

The demise of the Coraopolis Bridge

4

SP17

1:15:00

1:19:15

Adaptive reuse in the Strip (HSWP)

4

SS16

1:01:16

1:15:00

Houses on the South Side Flats and Slopes

4

WA20

51:47

53:02

Urban renewal: Hill District

4

BR12

37:45

40:40

Gone but not forgotten: Old Bridges, Part I

3

BR15

46:15

49:23

Boat captain saves the Glenfield Bridge (jobs, heroes)

3

BR16

49:00

52:30

Old Bridges, Part II & The Brady St. Bridge Accident (heroes, jobs)

3

BR17

52:38

56:15

Bridge engineers conference (jobs)

3

DT15

28:30

32:13

Frick Building and leveling Grant's Hill

3

HH05

13:08

24:10

Restoring old Highland Park houses

3

HH09

42:55

46:07

Swift pre-fabricated houses

3

HP01

2:00

4:10

Beulah Church

3

HP08

26:11

29:10

Hornbostel's Rodef Shalom

3

HP12

39:09

41:00

Hornbostel's B'nai Israel

3

OK02

3:27

9:57

The Hot Metal Bridge and Bates Street

3

OK07

28:24

34:22

Carnegie Museum

3

OK08

39:55

43:19

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

3

HR10 43:05 49:39 Carnegie Library, Braddock 3
HR14 1:07:28 1:10:55 Sewickley Train Station 3

PR04

7:43

10:13

U.S. Route 6 and Kinzua Bridge train trestle

3

SS10

34:40

41:25

Duquesne Brewery arts community

3

BR02

4:19

6:13

Flying off the "Bridge to Nowhere"

2

BR14

44:40

46:15

Emotions and bridges

2

HH07

33:54

37:36

Artist Malcolm Parcell's Moon Lorn

2

HH10

46:07

48:46

A Schenley Heights house with a view by architect Walter Roberts

2

HP13

41:20

43:55

Heinz Memorial Chapel

2

NS06

14:15

18:05

Mexican War Streets

2

NS12

37:20

39:40

Spring Hill Castle: Folk Architecture

2

SS08

30:00

34:30

Terminal Buildings

1

SS18

1:08:20

1:26:30

South Side Mainstreet program

1

KEY to programs
BR=Bridge to Nowhere
DT=Downtown
HH=Houses around Here
HP=Holy Pittsburgh
KW= Kennywood
NS=North Side
PD=PA Diners
PR=PA Road Show
RV=Mon, Al, O
SS=South Side
SF=Stuff that’s Gone
SP=Strip Show
TH=Things that Aren’t There Anymore
WA=Wylie Ave. Days