“Work is about a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread.” –Studs Terkel

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2017
It is almost invisible now, a ghost of a building squatting in the shade of looming hemlocks at the edge of the highway. Though it’s now rundown and overgrown, the brooding brilliance of the place endures. You still can see its crisp, horizontal lines formed by the distinctive, rough-​hewn rocks, laid by hand…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading After Edgar Kaufmann Jr. stumbled upon this house, his father told Frank Lloyd Wright, “We have our builder“
If any company represents creativity, success and a new paradigm, it’s Google. With an Internet advertising model that’s revolutionizing the industry and racking up money click by click, Google’s methods and its market cap represent a wish list for many companies. Its recent opening of an office in Pittsburgh was an easy decision…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Being creative actually boosts the bottom line
Before Pittsburgh became a place, before it was an idea, before its stories, its heroes, its villains, its tales of exploration, adventure, discovery and struggle became part of the popular imagination and American life, it was a space defined only by the movement of water through mountains, valleys, forests and a dark wilderness.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading Artists and historians discuss the region’s never-​ending quest to define itself
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