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S. 21st St.

Make left to return to registration area.

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Gold Route

To join Gold Route, continue walking up S. 21st St. Please see Gold Route map and directions.

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* The Brew House

The Brew House Association is a non-profit organization established in 1991 to provide a supportive environment for artists to live and work. It took over the former Duquesne Brewing Company building, which opened in 1899 and operated at this location … Continue reading

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Josephine St.

Turn left. The miniature maples trees on the railroad side of the street are some of the 54 planted by the Pittsburgh Shade Tree Commission in spring 2003 after the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Assoc. (SSSNA) advocated for their planting … Continue reading

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Greeley St.

Make right and walk down Greeley to Josephine St. On the right ( over Emerald Art Glass ) is the cantilevered home of the company owner.

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* Gardens on the Slopes

At the bottom of Greeley St. is one of six gardens maintained by SSSNA members. In an effort to put a green face on the Slopes, the garden was planted in 2002 in conjunction with the Western Penna. Conservancy. To … Continue reading

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Sterling St.

Just past the last brick house on the right are Eola Way Steps.

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Eola Way Steps

Turn right at end of Leticoe St. and descend this flight of stairs built in 1947. It contains 96 steps that are 4-ft wide and descend to Greeley St. Notice the stone and brick foundation ruins perched over the hillside … Continue reading

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Eleanor St. Steps

On left side of Leticoe, climb 23 steps and continue uphill on Leticoe to Sterling St.

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Leticoe St.

In the 2500 block, before the crest of the hill, look right to the houses tucked behind houses. Close quarters! Continue to Eleanor St. Steps.

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