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Fifth Avenue by the Numbers

Presented by DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh at Fifth Avenue Lofts, Pittsburgh PA

May 14 2022
Fifth Avenue by the Numbers

What if you could go back in history to a time when Pittsburgh was run by numbers gambling barons?

What if you could go back in history to a time when Pittsburgh was run by numbers gambling barons? Numbers gambling arrived in Pittsburgh in the mid-1920s and took hold in the Hill District. During that time, gambling entrepreneurs helped make numbers an iconic part of Pittsburgh’s informal economy and social history for most of the twentieth century.
Join David Rotenstein and visit sites once used by Pittsburgh’s numbers gambling barons. The Uptown sites featured in this tour include

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Fifth Avenue Lofts

1800 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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