The Lower Hill District / Then and Now

Grab and drag the handle on the image above to see how the landscape has changed

The Lower Hill District experienced a dramatic change a little more than 50 years ago. A once-thriving neighborhood was demolished to make way for the construction of the Civic Arena, which later became Mellon Arena.

(Photo circa 1956 courtesy of Library and Archives, Heinz History Center; Present day photo by Rebecca Droke.)

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