On A Grand Scale: Carnegie Hall of Architecture
The Carnegie Museum of Art in Oakland is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Hall of Architecture. Housed in the great hall are plaster casts of dozens of architectural masterpieces from Europe and the Middle East.
On A Grand Scale: Carnegie Hall of Architecture aired on Dec 12, 2007.
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They're a part of America's greatest generation -- the men and women who served in World War II. After more than 60 years, plans are underway to build a WW II memorial to honor local veterans. OnQ's Tonia Caruso looks at one of the unique fund raising efforts underway -- a World War II calendar featuring local soldiers.
When the train tracks from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, Maryland became the Great Allegheny Passage biking and hiking trail, the Big Savage Tunnel's deplorable condition was a major obstacle for bicyclists trying to connect with the C&O Canal trail into Washington, D.C. This mini-documentary follows several years in efforts to restore the tunnel - making it a landmark stop along the bike trail. From writer/producer David Solomon, Camera & Editing: Paul Ruggieri.
Once a major hub in the Monongahela River valley south of Pittsburgh, Brownsville's once-bustling business district has fallen into decay and near abandonment. Through compelling interviews and rare archival footage, this 30-minute documentary chronicles the story of Brownsville's effort to survive. The Emmy winning documentary is from writer/producer David Solomon and videographer/editor Paul Ruggieri.
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OnQ visits the Drake Well Museum, where in 1859 Edwin L. Drake drilled the oil well that launched the modern petroleum industry. Viewers get a tour of this fascinating exhibition.