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Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish-American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. He was also one of the most important philanthropists of his era.

Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish-American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. He was also one of the most important philanthropists of his era.

“There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.” ― Andrew Carnegie

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The Carnegie Building, aka the Carnegie Steel Building, was constructed between 1893 and 1895 and was the city's tallest building at the time and the first steel-framed skyscraper in Pittsburgh. The building served as the world headquarters of Carnegie Steel Company, later to become U.S. Steel. It was located at 428-438 Fifth Avenue and was torn down in 1952 for an expansion of Kaufmann's flagship store (now Macy's).

The Carnegie Building, aka the Carnegie Steel Building, was constructed between 1893 and 1895 and was the city's tallest building at the time and the first steel-framed skyscraper in Pittsburgh. The building served as the world headquarters of Carnegie Steel Company, later to become U.S. Steel. It was located at 428-438 Fifth Avenue and was torn down in 1952 for an expansion of Kaufmann's flagship store (now Macy's).

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"The price of freedom is death." Malcolm X together with Martin Luther King were the leaders of the African-American movement in the 50s and 60s to reclaim their rightful rights after decades of struggles. Malcolm rose from his background of criminality to one of the most powerful and persuasive black leader in 20th century America. He fought hard for a race that had been marginalized and oppressed for hundreds of years by the white American majority. Malcolm believed that the black people…

Engraving of Pittsburgh in 1890 from Mt Washington. Andrew Carnegie's opening of the Edgar Thomson Works at Braddock in 1875 had introduced cheap, high-volume steel to the Pgh region. As a young exec of the Pennsylvania Railroad, Carnegie saw that iron train rails were wearing out too quickly, causing devastating train derailments. The railroad was ordering stronger Bessemer steel rails all the way from England, which inspired Carnegie to quit his railroad job to manufacture them in…

Engraving of Pittsburgh in 1890 from Mt Washington. Andrew Carnegie's opening of the Edgar Thomson Works at Braddock in 1875 had introduced cheap, high-volume steel to the Pgh region. As a young exec of the Pennsylvania Railroad, Carnegie saw that iron train rails were wearing out too quickly, causing devastating train derailments. The railroad was ordering stronger Bessemer steel rails all the way from England, which inspired Carnegie to quit his railroad job to manufacture them in…