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Newsmaker: Carol Peterson

| Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 11:47 p.m.
Pittsburgh City Council this week honored Lawrenceville historian Carol Peterson with a proclamation recognizing her work on the book “Allegheny City: A History of Pittsburgh’s North Side.” Council declared March 19 Carol Peterson Day in Pittsburgh.

Noteworthy: Pittsburgh City Council this week honored Peterson with a proclamation in recognition of her work on the book “Allegheny City: The History of Pittsburgh's North Side,” which she co-authored with Steelers co-owner Dan Rooney. Council declared Tuesday as Carol Peterson Day.

Residence: Lawrence­ville

Family: Single

Occupation: Self-employed architectural and community historian

Education: Bachelor's degree in English writing from Widener University and a master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Pittsburgh

Quote: “It's a real honor. The thing that's been a guiding principle to me is how do we make things happen that wouldn't happen otherwise in terms of historic preservation.”

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