Pittsburgh's Three Rivers: From Urban Industrial Infrastructure to Environmental Infrastructure

Date of Original Version



Book Chapter

Abstract or Description

Like most river cities in Europe and America, Pittsburgh has looked upon its three principal waterways--the Allegheny, the Monongahela, and the Ohio--as invaluable natural resources to be used in support of economic development and municipal services.


Published In

Rivers in History: Perspectives on Waterways in Europe and North America, Christof Mauch and Tom Zeller (eds.), 41-62.