Portrait of Penn Avenue
If there is a single thoroughfarethat embodies the diversity andspirit of Pittsburgh, could it beany other than Penn Avenue?
Photos by John Beale
November 21, 2009
Whether the cultural district or the Strip District, Garfield, Point Breeze or Wilkinsburg, Pittsburghers know Penn Avenue as the heart of every neighborhood that grew up along it.
Photographer John Beale, also a professor of photojournalism at Penn State University, has spent a year capturing images of life along Penn, and a portion of that work follows.