"Place, with a trace of humanity" Photography/Photo of the Day/Pittsburgh

Rooftop Deck View of City from the Southside

The holiday lights down below give the clue as to the time of year.  Two gatherings Friday night. Live music at both.  Extraordinary piano playing.  Walked up to the third floor and out the door onto the roof.  Propped the camera up on the deck railing and shot without the cable release. The lights felt magical. A beautiful cold winter night.

Night view of the city from the South Side.

Rooftops fascinate me. A terrific vantage point.

10 responses

  1. Very nice view

    December 18, 2010 at 2:06 am

  2. Toni

    Looks like a magical crystal city!! The sky looks like a painting. Interesting photo, Ruth!!

    December 18, 2010 at 8:15 am

  3. Kay Comini

    Looks like a view from the South Side Slopes! Wonderful shot. I do love looking at our city.

    December 18, 2010 at 8:44 am

  4. Sue reinfeld

    Magnificent view. Hesh and I have been through many citie on this cross country drive. None matches the vie of Pittsburgh.

    December 18, 2010 at 9:36 am

  5. laura

    what a great city

    December 18, 2010 at 9:46 am

  6. erica

    Wows! for both yesterday and today’s photos!!

    December 18, 2010 at 10:16 am

  7. Cj

    My mother used to say when she saw someone who she thought was beautiful “they could take a picture at anytime.” Our city, through your eyes… anytime. Great shot Ruth.

    December 18, 2010 at 2:27 pm

  8. Joyce

    Amazing views of Pittsburgh, Ruth. Thanks so much.

    December 18, 2010 at 11:09 pm

  9. Joyce

    You just don’t see this kind of stuff in DC!

    December 18, 2010 at 11:10 pm

  10. What a nice night. The city looked magical.

    January 3, 2011 at 11:21 pm

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