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A European TV network akin to the U.S.’s PBS created a TV documentary that aired in France and Germany, as well as a five-episode web report on Pittsburgh then and now – probing how the city's transformation was realized and the work that remains to be done.  Producer Vladimir Vasak notes, “Pittsburgh is a city that has undergone total transformation: from a city of steel, industrialized and polluted, it is now green and high-tech - a miracle of which Americans are proud.”

A European TV network akin to the U.S.’s PBS created a TV documentary that aired in France and Germany, as well as a five-episode web report on Pittsburgh then and now – probing how the city's transformation was realized and the work that remains to be done. Producer Vladimir Vasak notes, “Pittsburgh is a city that has undergone total transformation: from a city of steel, industrialized and polluted, it is now green and high-tech - a miracle of which Americans are proud.”

Fifth Avenue Place: The spindle that sticks out the top has a particular meaning: it marks the height the builders had intended the building to reach. They were thwarted by the city government, which thought for some reason that it would be too tall at that height, although the monstrous U. S. Steel Building had not bothered them a decade and a half before.

Fifth Avenue Place: The spindle that sticks out the top has a particular meaning: it marks the height the builders had intended the building to reach. They were thwarted by the city government, which thought for some reason that it would be too tall at that height, although the monstrous U. S. Steel Building had not bothered them a decade and a half before.

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