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Carnegie Mellon University revamps Pittsburgh

Big tech firms, along with their highly skilled, highly paid workers, have made Pittsburgh younger and more international and helped to transform once-derelict neighbourhoods such as Lawrenceville.


IN 2015, Monocle magazine, a favourite read of the global hipsterati, published an enthusiastic report on Lawrenceville, the former blue-collar neighbourhood here filled with cafes, hyped restaurants and brick row houses being renovated by flippers.

Last year, in a much-...

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