Since the 1920s, a large sign has overlooked downtown Pittsburgh from nearby Mount Washington. Mount Washington is well known for its funiculars, the Monongahela Incline and the Duquesne Incline. Recently, it has also been known for the controversial sign which has been at the center of an ongoing dispute between the City of Pittsburgh and Lamar, the owner of the sign. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in Lamar Advantage GP Company, LLC v. City of Pittsburgh Zoning Board of Adjustment, et al., recently resolved the dispute in favor of Lamar.
The sign at issue is a large concrete structure. From the 1930s to 2016, the larger concrete sign structure supported a smaller electronic display. In 2014, Lamar proposed
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