Ms. Gloria Blake:
West End

Thumbnail: Housing in West End, 1950 (detail). Housing in West End, 1950

For Further Reading: 1923-1998

* "Temperanceville Now Known as West End,

Founded on Mill Sites."
Pittsburgh Post, 5 March 1923.

* Greenway Neighborhood Study.

Pittsburgh: Department of City Planning, 1962.

* "West End Area Calls for a 'Pied Piper.'"

The Pittsburgh Press, 27 May 1969.

* "West End Citizens Accuse City of Ignoring Community Plight."

Lawrence Walsh.
The Pittsburgh Press, 27 May 1969.

* "West Enders Battle Greenway:

Project Would Have 300 Housing Units:
Racial Issue Barely Mentioned as 200 Attend Council Hearing."
Thomas M. Hritz.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 3 July 1969.

* "Project Changes Rejected."

[Greenway Housing Project.]
The Pittsburgh Press, 18 July 1972.

* "Task Force Charts West End Uplift:

Sparks Senior Citizen Center, Cleanup."
Southwest Journal, 21 September 1972, 1.

* A Community Profile of West End Valley.

Pittsburgh: Department of City Planning, 1974.

* A Community Profile of Ridgemont-Chicken Hill.

Pittsburgh: Department of City Planning, 1974.

* "Spruced-Up West End Sees Start in 201st Birthday."

The Pittsburgh Press, 19 August 1974, 2.

* "The West End...

A Longing for the 'Used to Be.'"
Margie Carlin.
The Pittsburgh Press, 7 December 1975, 36-40 (Roto).

* "Idea to Relocate W. End Residents in Span Plan Eyed."

Fritz Huysman.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 3 April 1976, 9.

* An Atlas of the West End Neighborhood of Pittsburgh 1977.

Pittsburgh: [Pittsburgh Neighborhood Alliance], 1977.

* "Life in a Ghost Town: The West End."

Barry Maciak.
Steel City Star, 8 September 1977, 36-37.

* "West End Teens, Elderly Team Up

To Battle Crime, Boost Area Spirit."
Eleanor Chute.
The Pittsburgh Press, 20 November 1978, A2.

* A Profile of Change 1970-1980

West End.
Pittsburgh: City of Pittsburgh, 1984.

* "City Sees New Hope in Old West End."

The Pittsburgh Press, 13 January 1985, H1.

* "Celebration Toasts the Days of Temperance."

Sylvia Sachs.
The Pittsburgh Press, 12 September 1985, B7.

* "Coming Back!

West End Revitalization Plans Based on Boston Firm's Marketing Study."
Donald I. Hammonds.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 27 January 1986, 3.

* "West End Story:

Ed Ackerman Wants You to Discover
The City's Overlooked Community."
Abby Mendelson.
Pittsburgh (July 1986): 25-26.

* "West End Is No Dead End."

Gary Rotstein.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 3 April 1995, B5.

* "Historic Designation in West End's Future?"

Margaret L. Smykla.
Greensburg Tribune-Review, 11 February 1996, A1, A4.

* "Reverend Bryant Reaches Out to West End Youth."

Shannon Morris.
New Pittsburgh Courier, 11 January 1997, A10.

* "Businesses Open As, Bit by Bit,

The West End Transforms Itself."
Johnna A. Pro.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 29 September 1997, B3.

* "West End Homeowners Fight Industrial Park Plans."

Deepak Karamcheti.
New Pittsburgh Courier, 25 July 1998, A1, A3.

* "If You Lived in West End-Elliott...." [Brochure.]

Pittsburgh: West End-Elliott Citizens Council, n.d.


* West End Branch,

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

Last updated: 22 May 2003.

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