12 Distinctly Pittsburgh Tattoos

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Pittsburgh is full of iconic sports figures, historical bridges, and regional popular culture that have permeated the lives of those who live here. For some this comes in the form of tattoos that are unabashedly Pittsburgh centric. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most unique tattoos that celebrate all that is Pittsburgh.

Inka Dinka Doo

Inka Dinka Doo

For the dedicated Pittsburgh history buffs, this tattoo honors Pittsburgh’s roots, the steel mill.
By Andy Yoder at Inka Dinka Doo

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For the truly committed Pittsburgher, the Pittsburgh Coat of Arms and Police Seal. These tattoos might just get you out of that parking ticket.
By Justun at In The Blood.

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A half sleeve featuring an iconic landscape of one of the city’s many bridges. Now they just need the Squirrel Hill tunnels on the other arm.
By Justun at In The Blood.

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A classic Heinz pickle. Cause who doesn’t love a pickle?
By Mike at In The Blood.

Old Soul Tattoo

Old Soul Tattoo

Jaromír Jágr may not be dead but, as a former Pittsburgh Penguin, he’s dead to us. But still awesome.
By Josh at Old Soul Tattoo.

Inka Dinka Doo

Inka Dinka Doo

Up close and personal with Pittsburgh. But where do you acquire such a large magnifying glass?
By Andy Yoder at Inka Dinka Doo.

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A perfect homage to the rust belt complete with a railroad and steel mill. And, of course, black and gold.
By Justun at In The Blood.

Old Soul Tattoo

Old Soul Tattoo

Dock Ellis was a pitcher for the Pirates during their hayday and an advocate for the rights of African-Americans. And now he will live on forever on this fellow’s calf.
By Josh at Old Soul Tattoo.

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A permanent view of the Pittsburgh skyline. Fingers crossed that the city doesn’t add any more buildings to the downtown area.
By Justun at In The Blood.

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Mr. Yuck is here to warn you to stay far away from whoever got this tattoo.
By Judah at In The Blood.

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This tattoo of the sixth street bridge will serve as a constant reminder of our city’s majestic bridges and constant traffic jams.
By Justun at In The Blood.

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No list of anything Pittsburgh related would be complete without the french fry covered Primanti’s sandwich. And this one will never get soggy.
By Mike at In The Blood.