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August Wilson’s Pittsburgh

In 2006, a proposal to build a casino in the lower Hill District was overwhelmingly rejected by residents.Though much of Wilson’s Pittsburgh is gone, you could use his words to tour the district.

What to Read Before You Head to Pittsburgh

Of the 10 plays August Wilson wrote — two of which won him the Pulitzer Prize — nine were based in and around the Hill District in Pittsburgh; he chronicled the city’s changing landscape over decades.The guide also features essays that contextualize his work, as well as personal introductions written by his niece Kimberly C.