My Polish Hill

Say it in Polish: Polskie Wzgórze

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Polish Hill. Photo by Pittsburgh City Photographer. 1908

Polish Hill is a small neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is a place near and dear to my heart. My family lived there for more than 50 years.

When I see pictures, it reminds me of when I was a kid. Not much has changed 100 years later. Polish Hill faces north and overlooks the Allegheny River and the Bloomfield bridge.

My Grandfather used

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