Father Pitt

Why should the beautiful die?

Lion on the Allegheny County Courthouse


A perfectly Romanesque lion guards the entrance to the Allegheny County Courthouse. When H. H. Richardson designed the building, the lion was meant to be nearer street level; but shaving one storey’s worth of height off Grant Street left it high on the front wall.

See a random picture
and become a better person

You could buy this book
if you wanted a book.

0 responses to “Lion on the Allegheny County Courthouse”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *