Old Mines

Photo by Alisa Garin / Courtesy of Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh is familiar with unusual venues for music and performance art. Over the years, it’s seen art rock in a junkyard, and theater both on a river barge and in an empty swimming pool.

Subsurface was likely a milestone, though. The Carnegie Mellon University event last year was probably the first ever around here held in the labyrinth-like setting of a limestone mine.

Abandoned Mines Across State To Get $55M In Cleanup Money

May 9, 2018
Reid Frazier / StateImpact Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will spend $55 million on abandoned mine cleanup projects around the state.