intriquing old places,
delicious family businesses,
a wacky set of colored belts,
chartreuse dinnerware and
lots of other unexpected
pieces of our past!
Pittsburgh's award-winning producer Rick
Sebak (producer of Things
That Aren't There Anymore) celebrates
some wonderful old buildings, classic artifacts like Fiesta dinnerware,
handmade movie posters and assorted other things that are still
Things That Are Still Here,
another program in the much-loved Pittsburgh History Series.
the way we'll check out ancient evidence of campouts at the Meadowcroft
Rockshelter, explore hidden luxuries in the Braddock Carnegie Library
(one of the earliest in the world!), and visit the site of the Warner
Brothers original movie theater.
also check out the old Sewickley Train Station (where Ella Fitzgerald
and Duke Ellington once played) and the big old Calder Mobile that
still hangs at the Pittsburgh airport.
That Are Still Here takes a fun look at
some of the many joys of living in western Pennsylvania, from Waynesburg
to Beaver Falls, from Freeport to Oakland to New Castle. The special
is a warm and winning consideration of some of the reasons why people
love living around here. keep
thanks to our underwriters:
the Buhl Foundation, The Henry L. Hillman Foundation, Columbia
Gas of Western PA and the James McQuade Family, founders of
the Friends of the Pittsburgh History Series.