Topography is destiny
Costly for sure, but one of those things far more costly to ignore. For more read:
An Ecological and Physical Investigation of Pittsburgh Hillsides
ECONOMICS REPORT to the City of Pittsburgh Hillsides Committee
Economics of Hillside Slope Development
November 30, 2004
Not just a city issue for sure. Has anyone checked in of late on the status of the Kilbuck landslide site? Just be thankful that all happened before they completed the Walmart and something like that happened when occupied.