Who's Killing The Soul Of Sneaker Culture?


PITTSBURGH — In East Liberty sits a store that never looks open. While nobody would ever admit it, it’s possible that this is a deliberate move. Tinted windows obscure the inside of the store until you’re up close, and those windows are adorned with decorative oak bars all giving the impression of an aesthetically pleasing barrier to entry. From a distance, the only sign of life is the bright LEDs of the backlit acrylic display cases on the walls, all filled with various sneakers.


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