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Bedford Dwellings

This history is currently being researched by social studies students at Pittsburgh Milliones 6-12 University Preparatory School
Look for publication in early 2024!


Bedford Dwellings under construction he development was located on the crest of a ridge in the Upper Hill District neighborhood of Pittsburgh in an area bounded by Kirkpatrick and Watt Streets, and Bedford Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard. Construction on the units started in December 1938. The project was to contain 420 units on slightly more than 18 acres. Source: Allegheny Conference on Community Development Photographs, 1892-1981, MSP 285, Library and Archives Division, Senator John Heinz History Center Date: 1938



Milliones UPREP Students, “Bedford Dwellings,” Hill District Digital History, accessed May 29, 2024,