News! Cultural District Update.

James M Singleton is a Downtown Pittsburgh Cultural District resident who takes point-and-shoot camera snapshots of major changes and updates using this boondoggle as a platform and playground for web development.


Downtown Pittsburgh and Cultural District

James uses this boondoggle as a platform and playground for web development, but this year there will be an emphasis on updating Pittsburgh Buildings.

Pittsburgh Skyline and Pittsburgh Night Skyline images needs to be updated.

James is watching the development of 350 Oliver on Smithfield, Pittsburgh Playhouse on Forbes, and the Holiday Inn on Fort Pitt.

Here is James' latest update from the Cultural District of Downtown Pittsburgh. Cultural District enthusiast should visit the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.

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Pittsburgh Distrikt Hotel on Boulevard of the Allies has opened.

James' wish has been granted and now there is a Dog Park in Downtown Pittsburgh located on the downtown side of the Rachel Carson Bridge. Also, there is a Downtown Pittsburgh Dog Park in PNC Plaza for smaller dogs.


The JLL Center appears to be finished.

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The Tower at PNC Plaza has been completed. The Clemente Bridge Bike Lane is open and EQT Plaza has been renovated.


Mellon Square restoration has been completed and the Downtown Pittsburgh Penn Avenue Bike Lane is ready.

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James is a Microsoft Windows Insider and enthusiast who is interested in free and open source software and the advancement of the web.

This experimental webpage will always be in beta and can change at any time.


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Tweets by James that didn't make the cut...

Who carries cash anymore? I just carry a quarter for ALDI.
Publishing can improve spelling and grammar.
Installing AA batteries takes twelve steps.
Are we allowed to use the same language as they use on prime time TV?
Connecting smart devices to the Internet right now is not very smart.

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A smart car can fit in the Downtown Pittsburgh Penn Avenue Bike Lane.
It's a shame that you can only get two wings per chicken.
Facebook friends and Twitter followers can ruin your reputation.
Even if you have a strong heart, it can change in a heartbeat.
Can your heart stop beating in a heartbeat?
Many Pittsburgh PAT bus routes only run once an hour.
James believes that you become the company that you keep.
Wouldn't it be nice if karma was real?
It's time to sell those stocks before the bottom drops out.
After the Women's March there will be a sausage fest.

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Don't you just hate it when that milk starts messin' with you.
Never let a shoplifter in your house even if they're family.
Why is the Penn Avenue Bike Lane in Downtown Pittsburgh frequently blocked by delivery trucks?
Sometimes you have to shut the door before another one opens.
Sign on truck says "AAA Batteries Delivered and Installed".
The good you do will come back to you.
Let them know, if you're thinking about getting them a pet.
The good you do can come back to bite you.
It wasn't rain, but water main.
Can you wear red right after the holidays?
NFL ratings are down. They need to bring back sportsmanship.
The Mobile Virtual Presence Device is now a reality.
If J.C. Penny bought Kenmore, they could stay in business longer.
It's better to replace a cheap home printer than to waste ink troubleshooting it.
When I eat beef I get sluggish like a cow.
The world's best browser is a bloated memory hog.
The world's greatest browser makes up only around 15% of the browser market.
If she wants a ring, give her a call.

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When the phone battery runs out of power usually the backup charger is out, too.
One lemon doesn't define a brand.
Google is kind of creepy with spiders crawling the web.
Be a lamb because sheep are so baa.
Could Pastry, Pie, Parfait, Popsicle or Pudding be next for Android P?
Spelling is easy, it's the grammar that's hard.
Pittsburgh's Streets Run Road sounds redundant.
The nose knows, that's why they call it the nose.
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Microsoft's defunct word processor app "Microsoft Works" is an oxymoron.
A junkie could be considered an oxymoron.
Do smart clocks move clock-wise?
The "Pittsburgh Left" is becoming a thing of the past.
NFL Receivers should run and cut, not cut and run.
Cats can condemn a house, but can't dog-it-out.
Website functionality trumps aesthetics as the modern look is just a fad.
Can eminent domain be applied to domains?
Designing a pillow that I will use as my pillow.
I didn't quit smokin', but the cold turkey was good.
Ever used a reverse paring knife?
I used to think that a kardashian was a flower.
He-said she-said equals doubt, he-said they-said removes the doubt.
The staff at "Compassionate Certification Centers" in Pittsburgh are very compassionate.
Pittsburgh PAT buses run late so often that when it does run on time, you miss it.
When having a procedure done at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, I always feel like I'm on an assembly line.
Google Chrome has sure gotten fat throughout the years.
If you lose face, does it include the neck?
Popular adhesive bandage container gave me a paper cut.
If they're not going to install roundabouts in Pittsburgh, then adaptive traffic lights are a must.
I'm not gonna to cease and desist, I'll just shut it down permanently.
A lot of those Bluetooth speakers are getting too big for their britches.
The new Firefox Quantum is like Microsoft Edge with teeth.
My computer only needed an old fashion hard boot.
I agree that sitting for five hours is equal to smoking a pack a cigarettes. I used to do both, so I would know.
One of the worst songs of all time "Take a Letter Maria" by R.B. Greaves was a one hit wonder, go figure.
Pittsburgh Steelers JuJu Smith-Schuster is a bicyclist, too. Cut the cord, then cut the car if possible.
"CBS This Morning" and "KDKA" News are the best! Today show is so dated.
If a bird lays a golden egg, is it a nest-egg?
Not a big fan of small businesses.
Walmart has displaced Amazon as my go-to store.
If you're really paranoid, Duck Duck Go.
The NFL should predetermine more of their games to regenerate interest.

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