Land & Power In 2015, residents of the Penn Plaza apartment buildings in Pittsburgh learned that they'd have to leave their homes to make way for a new development. The news arrived like a pronouncement: this neighborhood, East Liberty, isn't for you anymore. Some people were afraid. Some people were angry. And some people were ready to fight.
Land & Power

Land & Power

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In 2015, residents of the Penn Plaza apartment buildings in Pittsburgh learned that they'd have to leave their homes to make way for a new development. The news arrived like a pronouncement: this neighborhood, East Liberty, isn't for you anymore. Some people were afraid. Some people were angry. And some people were ready to fight.

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