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Lamar wins round in Pittsburgh Fight

Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports that Lamar has won a round in a protracted court battle with the city of Pittsburgh when a District judge dismissed a city citation claiming that Lamar had increased the size of the sign on Mt Washington when it added vinyl banner. The city has gone to court to make Lamar take down the 32 foot by 225 foot sign.   Lamar appealed.  The court hearing is May 11. Scenic Pittsburgh entered the fray by asking Lamar […]

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Scenic America Wants Hollywood Sign to Replace Mt Washington Billboard

WESA and CBS Pittsburgh report that Scenic Pittsburgh is asking Lamar Advertising to sell or donate a 7,200 square foot billboard on Pittsburg’s Mount Washington to Scenic Pittsburgh for a Hollywood Style letter sign. On Feb 16, 2017 the city’s Board of Zoning Adjustment ordered Lamar to the Mt Washington Banner.  Lamar has filed a legal appeal. Insider’s take:  Scenic Pittsburg should put its money where its mouth is and offer to buy the sign from Lamar at fair market […]

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Pittsburgh sues to remove Mt Washington Sign.

Triblive reports that the city of Pittsburgh has sued Lamar Advertising seeking immediate removal of the large poster atop Mount Washington.  The city contends Lamar installed the 32 by 225 foot sign without approval.  Last year the city issued a notice of violation.  The city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment denied Lamar’s appeal.  The dispute dates back to June 2016.  The city unsuccessfully tried to convince a judge that the sign should be removed for maintenance violations in September 2016. Paid […]

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Lamar Mt Washington Sign Dispute Continues

Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports that Lamar was found not guilty of maintenance violations relating to the 32 by 225 foot long  Mt Washington billboard which Lamar installed in May of this year.  The City of Pittsburgh is attempting to make Lamar take the sign down by saying that the sign was altered without a permit.  The City of Pittsburgh went to Court to charge the company with maintenance code violations of the sign.  The judge ruled that Lamar’s was not […]

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