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Buying Here: Cobble House Condos in Lawrenceville blend old stone with cool features | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Inside, the units are light and bright thanks to banks of new windows. When stones were removed to create window openings, they were reused in the courtyard.

The wood floors are another reclamation story. About 30 percent of the original flooring was salvaged and reused.

“We salvaged another 30 percent from the buildings that were torn down to make way for the Tower at PNC Plaza Downtown,” the developer said. “The final third is bowling alley flooring from West Virginia.”

The bowling alley — 2 inches of solid maple — was used in two units and all of the hallways. “They don’t even make bowling alleys like that anymore.”

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