30 Years: Some things change; some remain the same

Part of the 30 Years, 30 Changes series on the Pittsburgh region

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Some things change in Pittsburgh -- and some will always be the same.

NOW GONE

1. Horne's and Gimbels

2. The Civic Arena

3. Three Rivers Stadium

4. Kuntu Repertory Theater

5. The Y Music Society

6. Walt Harper's Attic in Market Square

7. Carnegie Museum's Film and Video Department

8. The Syria Mosque in Oakland

9. Klein's Seafood Restaurant, Downtown

10. Myron Cope and Fred Rogers

STILL HERE

1. Route 28 still under construction

2. Saving parking spaces with folding chairs

3. Giving directions based on long-gone landmarks ("Go past where White Swan Park used to be")

4. Sports fanaticism

5. Primanti Bros. sandwiches; the Titanic platter at the Original Oyster House

6. Meeting Downtown under the Kaufmann's clock (even though it's now Macy's)

7. Cookie tables at weddings

8. Pittsburgh expressions: Redd up; yinz; n'at; that insult that ends with "-off"

9. Pizza at Mineo's and Vincent's

10. Kennywood is open


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