Father Pitt

Why should the beautiful die?

McArdle Roadway Railing

Few drivers pause on their way up the mountain to notice the art that went into designing the railings along the McArdle Roadway, which opened in 1933. (The lower section, that is; the upper section, from the Liberty Bridge to Grandview Avenue, had already opened in 1928.) There was a time when even the most utilitarian public works were expected to be decorative as well.

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