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Liberty Ave., Nov. 23, 1981. This is how I remember Liberty Ave, seedy despite being in the heart of downtown. (Post-Gazette photo by Mark Murphy)

This is how I remember Liberty Ave, seedy despite being in the heart of downtown. (Post-Gazette photo by Mark Murphy)

Liberty Ave & Barkers Place, Date Unk.

Liberty Ave & Barkers Place, Date Unk.

Thrift Drug Co... The 1938 Pittsburgh-based pharmacy chain was bought by J.C. Penney in 1968, and was ultimately merged into Eckerd Pharmacy in 1997, which are now all CVS or Rite Aid Pharmacies

Thrift Drug Co. The 1938 Pittsburgh-based pharmacy chain was bought by J. Penney in and was ultimately merged into Eckerd Pharmacy in which are now all CVS or Rite Aid Pharmacies

Pittsburgh PA: View east on Liberty Avenue toward Pennsylvania Railroad Station - 1950s. Businesses on the north side (600 block) of the street include: Kings Clothing Store, Lomakin Music, Robert's Restaurant & Bar, Pettey Musical Instruments, and Western Union.

Pittsburgh PA: View east on Liberty Avenue toward Pennsylvania Railroad Station - Businesses on the north side block) of the street include: Kings Clothing Store, Lomakin Music, Robert's Restaurant & Bar, Pettey Musical Instruments, and Western Union.

Candy Rama - a Pittsburgh landmark and favorite destination of mine until 2005

Retrographer - Candy Rama My Grandad always got my sisters, mom and I a little white bag each visit to their home in Shaler. all kinds of little confectioners from Candyrama.

Exterior view of a Pittsburgh steel mill.    Thankfully I didn't have to live through that.  My mother told me, as a young working woman, downtown Pgh looked like midnight at 12 noon.

Previous pinners comment: "Exterior view of a Pittsburgh steel mill. My mother told me, as a young working woman, downtown Pgh looked like midnight at 12 noon.

The corner of Fifth & Liberty Avenues in downtown Pittsburgh.....later.

Sweet Williams Restaurant, Formerly "The Flame Steakhouse", at the corner of Fifth & Liberty Avenues in downtown Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh’s Liberty Avenue | Old Pittsburgh photos and stories | The Digs

“Pittsburgh’s Liberty Avenue” In Amsterdam, it’s called De Wallen. And in Pittsburgh, in the and it was Liberty Avenue, the red-light district.

Vintage 1948 - Stouffer's Restaurant, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Loved eating there when we went tp pgh. They even had bday club for kids!

Lined up at the Warner theatre in downtown PIttsburgh during the 1950s

Lined up at the Warner theatre in downtown PIttsburgh during the I worked in this building after I graduated high school (they turned it into an office building)

1908 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 5th avenue, vintage PHOTO on ebay (notice Jenkins Arcade at the end of 5th Avenue!)

1908 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, avenue, antique view, vintage PHOTO - my grandfather was born there in 1900

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