Forty-Third and a Half

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RATS #00184 – Lawrenceville

This was a short little run in the narrow, flat streets near 43 1/2 Street in Lawrenceville. This area is choked with traffic during rush hour and on Friday and Saturday nights. Just off the 40th Street Bridge and Butler Avenue, this maze of streets is in transition. The two pictures below were taken from the same spot. New, shiny development stares across the street, literally, at older row houses.

The alleys here are slightly smaller than the streets, but are important access points. They are populated by garages, backs of restaurants, front stoops and aliens.

With the resurgence of investment in the area, some older buildings have taken on a new shine, like the one below.

Pittsburgh Sandwich Society

And just like that, the run was over. Just over three miles with less elevation than some single hills I’ve done.

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