Kaufmann's Clock http://wesa.fm en 100 Years of Meeting Under the Kaufmann's Clock http://wesa.fm/post/100-years-meeting-under-kaufmanns-clock <p>"Meet me under Kaufmann's Clock" has been said for decades — 10 to be exact — by friends, families and lovers as a rendezvous in downtown Pittsburgh.</p><p>This week marks the 100th anniversary of the installation of the clock on the department store at Fifth and Smithfield.</p><p>While Kaufmann's is gone, Macy's made sure it kept the Pittsburgh icon when it acquired the department store chain. On Friday dozens of people with special memories of "meeting under the clock" gathered to mark the centennial.</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 17:31:14 +0000 Kevin Gavin 9751 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh Artist Finds Inspiration in a Century-Old Timepiece http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-artist-finds-inspiration-century-old-timepiece <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After a century in downtown Pittsburgh, residents of the city can still recall telling friends and family to “meet me under the </span>Kaufmann’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Clock.” The bronze ornamental clock, which still hangs at the corner of Smithfield Street and Fifth Avenue, has served as a meeting place for </span>Pittsburghers<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for years. Macy's celebrates the clock's </span>100th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> anniversary with a city proclamation of May </span>17th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as </span><a href="http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-city/meet-me-under-the-clock-the-kaufmanns-clock-turns-100-684405/" style="line-height: 1.5;">"Meet Me Under the Clock Day"</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as well as </span><a href="http://www1.macys.com/store/event/index.ognc?action=locatorSearch&amp;ZipCode=15219" style="line-height: 1.5;">events </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">surrounding this cherished </span>Kaufmann's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> tradition.</span></p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 15:30:47 +0000 Katherine Blackley 9733 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh Artist Finds Inspiration in a Century-Old Timepiece