Monday, March 30, 2009

Billboards evermore

With both the great Billboard and other signage Downtown in the news again... I just think it's worth keeping in mind how long some of these battles have been going on. From an early blog post fyi. Try this for bedtime reading:

Fighting "Civic Smallpox': The Civic Club of Allegheny County's Campaign for Billboard Regulation, 1896-1917

by Kristin Szylvian Bailey, Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, Vol. 70, No. 1 (Jan. 1987)


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