Plan to put gate in Pittsburgh housing project draws mixed reviews

May 01, 1998
In Ohioview Acres, a gate is not just a gate. In fact, depending on who you talk to, it is a cage, a prison, a violation of constitutional rights or a darn fine idea. These diverse definitions stem from a controversy over whether the Allegheny County Housing Authority has the right to install a $65,000 manned security gate at the entrance to the Ohioview Acres public housing project in Stowe.