Talk:South Side (Pittsburgh)

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This neighborhood is also represented at Southside_(Pittsburgh). This version should probably be deleted.
This version should stay since South Side is two wordsJvbishop 15:09, 9 February 2007 (UTC)
I added the south shore as a neighborhood based on the city webpageJvbishop 15:44, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

Does any one remember when a local radio statio (maybe KDKA or KQV) had a "name your favorite pothole contest", and the winner was Carson St. (the whole thing)? Pustelnik (talk) 18:24, 24 November 2007 (UTC)

The article notes that "the entire length of East Carson Street is designated as an historic district," and goes on to say that, "strict rules dictate what the exterior of the buildings can look like." A notable exception seems to be the exterior of Diesel nightclub. Does anyone have any information related to whether or not there was any controversy with the fact that the Diesel facade forgoes the historic look alluded to in the article? JohnnyGrungetta (talk) 06:54, 20 March 2009 (UTC)

JohnnyGrungetta, Diesel's building was built before south side was a historical area so it is exempt from changing. This rule mainly partakes to existing older buildings, that are historic because of age, and newer construction so that it can blend with existing buildings. Yes there are some weird building and painting schemes occurring in south side, but much of that happens to buildings not deemed old enough or worthy of being called historic. Zoning also does enforce these rules. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:26, 26 April 2009 (UTC)

To-Do List[edit]

For my section on the group edit to our South Side edit I will be focusing on the geography of the area. I will need to do research as well as visit South Side to really get a full understanding of its geography. bk48 (talk) 20:04, 9 November 2010 (UTC)

Geography specifies the land of the area. See Chambersburg, Pennsylvania#Geography for an example. --Battlefield1181 (talk) 20:40, 9 November 2010 (UTC)

For my section I will add on my group page I will develop information on the history of the Southside Flats Mnp8 (talk) 01:53, 10 November 2010 (UTC)

Citing .pdf answer as requested[edit]

In response to [1], hope this answers the question (I am sure there is an official wiki manual on this but sometimes it is just more efficient to learn by example): | Example Hholt01 (talk) 19:51, 17 November 2010 (UTC)

Re-reading your question, I am assuming you are referring to the wikicode being lost? Or the link is dead (works for me). Is your question if you can cite a source multiple times in one page? If so then see this example [2]. If I am getting this wrong by all means clarify. In the mean time here are some tutorials/manuals [3],[4],[5]. Let me know if this helps. Hholt01 (talk) 20:01, 17 November 2010 (UTC)
The example to cite one .pdf source multiple times from the above link (if that was the quesiton): [6] Hholt01 (talk) 20:13, 17 November 2010 (UTC)
Hi Hholt01, thank you for your swift reply. However, the question is geared towards something just a little different. In the wikipedia article you provided about Opisthorchis_felineus, in the information box on the right side of the page, the box has a reference to [7] note. How can I also reference that same note, if I don't know what the reference name is? Thank you again. --Battlefield1181 (talk) 22:44, 17 November 2010 (UTC)
"reference name is" hmm, since Wiki is an "ongoing project" why don't you post your best guess solution to the page in your sandbox or temporarily on your userpage so we can all take a look at what exactly you are referring to. My knee-jerk answer is that the box refers to "Census: Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Department of City Planning. January 2006. Retrieved 2007-07-19.", but somehow I think you are asking something deeper. Very willing to help but after we have a look at your idea at the solution we may need to upgrade this to an Admin forum, I am curious how best we can solve this. Hholt01 (talk) 00:07, 18 November 2010 (UTC)


Nice start, guys. In general, we need more citations throughout that lead us to legit sources on your reflist. Llh19 (talk) 03:56, 20 November 2010 (UTC)Llh19

And now some comments from me:

  • Avoid including galleries in articles, as per Wikipedia:Galleries. Common solutions to this problem include moving the gallery to wikicommons or integrating images with the text.
  • Watch for redundancies that make the article too wordy instead of being crisp and concise. (You may wish to try Tony1's redundancy exercises.)
    • Vague terms of size often are unnecessary and redundant - “some”, “a variety/number/majority of”, “several”, “a few”, “many”, “any”, and “all”. For example, “All pigs are pink, so we thought of a number of ways to turn them green.”
  • Contractions (doesn't), if outside of quotations, should be expanded.
  • As done in WP:FOOTNOTE, footnotes usually are located right after a punctuation mark (as recommended by the CMS, but not mandatory), such that there is no space in between. For example, the sun is larger than the moon [2]. is usually written as the sun is larger than the moon.[2]
  • Please ensure that the article has gone through a thorough copyediting so that it exemplifies some of Wikipedia's best work. See also User:Tony1/How to satisfy Criterion 1a.
  • There are many paragraphs missing references. Those should be verified and references, per WP:V.
  • External links in references are subject to link rot; please consider adding more information to facilitate finding them in the future; in particular, author and date of last access are helpful. See WP:CITE.

Good job so far, --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk 16:40, 24 November 2010 (UTC)

  • this article has some good content, but could use some revision. Many parts read like advertisements...why name 3 of the more than 80 places on carson? Also, the intro does not need to refer to current city council representation or where the firehouse on mary street is. Ask, would a reader not from here care? Finally, the hot metal bridge is nowhere to be seen in the panorama; the birmingham bridge isnt even visible. Platypusjones (talk) 02:06, 7 January 2011 (UTC)