Ghosts of Jazz

Random burned out building in the Hill District of Pittsburgh. Instead of simply boarding up the windows and doors, someone had the bright idea to cover the boards with posters of old jazz musicians, and cover those with plexiglass to protect them. This is one of my favorite things in this city; it really bridges the proud past of this area. Fifty years ago, the Hill was the place for jazz and a good time; now, its one of the more blighted and dangerous parts of this city.

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Taken on July 4, 2003