Bob Regan Bridges of Pittsburgh

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Bridges of Pittsburgh

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It’s Official: 446 Bridges

Often called "The City of Bridges", Pittsburgh has more bridges than any other city, including Venice, Italy. This is the definitive book on Pittsburgh’s bridges by the same duo that brought you The Steps of Pittsburgh. The bridges are architectural and engineering marvels, soaring over rivers and valleys and contributing to the city’s unique sense of place. The book honors them all and includes 150 contemporary and historical photos, tour maps, and historical drawings, along with detailed tables including The Big List identifying each and every bridge in the count.

Includes ten self-guided tours for walkers, cyclists, drivers, and boaters.

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About the Author:

The Author: Bob Regan is a Visiting Professor at the University of Pittsburgh and a consultant specializing in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). His professional career includes senior level positions in the federal government, major corporations, and universities. His personal interests revolve around bicycling, and he manages, despite the Pittsburgh climate, to cover 2,000-3,000 miles a year doing so.

The Photographer: Tim Fabian is a professional photographer and president of ProPhoto, Inc. His work has been in numerous solo and group exhibitions and he is represented in several private and corporate collections as well as in magazines. When he isn’t working on photography projects that interest him, lecturing, teaching, or serving as a juror for other artists, he can be found photographing Pittsburgh, his favorite subject.

Bob and Tim collaborated previously on The Steps of Pittsburgh: Portrait of a City, ISBN 0-9711835-6-2, also published by The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, PA, 2004.

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A celebration of the area’s bridges that is precisely documented, user-friendly, and informative. -- Al Tannler, Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation

Saturated with Pittsburgh flavor, readily readable at any point to which you open it... a hand-friendly size and modest price. -- Bob Bailey, architect. In review for American Institute of Architects Pittsburgh’s Columns magazine.

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