The Detective Building


Metropolis Magazine

Pittsburgh, PA

February 2019

Client: Metropolis Magazine
Year: 2019
Scope: Research, Writing  

We wrote a piece about Schoolhouse Electric—a Portland, Oregon–based lighting and homewares manufacturing company that recently opened in Pittsburgh’s East Liberty Neighborhood. For the article we took an all-encompassing look at the history of East Liberty to contextualize Schoolhouse Electric’s foray into East Liberty and mission to create a community-oriented space in a neighborhood with a complicated past.. We interviewed stakeholders in the project including Pittsburgh’s Urban Redevelopment Authority, mossArchitects, and Brian Faherty founder of Schoolhouse.

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