10 November 2006

Thought for the Day

In 1990, Brendan Gill (1914-1997), architecture writer for The New Yorker, wrote, “The three most beautiful cities in the world are Paris; St. Petersburg, Russia; and Pittsburgh. If Pittsburgh were situated somewhere in the heart of Europe, tourists would eagerly journey hundreds of miles out of their way to visit it.”

Click on the title of this post to be whisked away to the website of the Greater Pittsburgh Sister Cities Association. I'm trying to persuade one of my students to prepare a paper nominating a city in Finland to be Pittsburgh's sixteenth sister city.