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Altered: Repurposed Pittsburgh Churches

Sphinx Cafe is an Egyptian hookah bar and coffeehouse. (Photo by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor)

By Lexi Kennell / Culture Editor

October 11, 2017

In most cities, a building with multi-colored, kaleidoscope glass and a rusting bell tower is unquestionably a church, but in Pittsburgh, it could be something much different — it could be a music venue, brewery, hookah bar or even a night club. Repurposed churches are all over Pittsburgh — from the Braddoc...

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