* Mosaic Public Art Project

The Oakley St. Steps mosaic was completed in 2016. The first of its kind in Pittsburgh, the installation was designed by artist Laura Jean McLaughlin, who led a group of 100 community volunteers in assembling the tiny mosaics on mesh. The finished panels cover 200 square feet and were mortared and grouted onto 77 risers. The project was community-designed, funded and created. Notice the foundations of long gone houses on the left as you climb over the mosaic.

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