March 17, 1936 - St. Patrick’s Day Flood
On This Day in Pittsburgh History: March 17, 1936
Regional flood controls fail as downtown is inudated with water, in what will become known as the infamous St. Patrick’s Day flood, claiming at least 150 lives. Floodwaters reached a crest of 46.4 feet, highest in the city’s history.
a little less civic arena left
Civic arena #pittsburgh another section falls 3/2/2012 (Taken with instagram)
- Crews Working To Bring Down 2nd Section Of Civic Arena Roof (pittsburgh.cbslocal.com)