Pittsburgh City Council Treasures
For nearly 100 years, Pittsburgh's City County Building has been the bastion of local government and the home of Pittsburgh's City Council. But inside council chambers are pieces of beauty and craftsmanship that are rarely explored. OnQ contributor Minette Seate spent a day on Grant Street exploring those "Council Treasures."
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