Other memorials to the composer remain across the city.
For now, the statue's going into storage.
This morning's quiet removal followed a loud public discussion.
Tuesday is the first of five meetings for public feedback.
Meet the task force looking to replace the Stephen Foster statue with a tribute to an African-American woman
"Where are all the women, especially women of color?"
Pittsburgh wants to replace Oakland’s controversial Stephen Foster statue with one honoring an African American woman
Seven replacement options, all with Pittsburgh ties, are being suggested.
The controversial statue will then be relocated.
Mayor Bill Peduto will now decide the fate of the monument.
The Art Commission could recommend today whether it should be removed, relocated or altered and left in Oakland.
The Art Commission is expected to take final action on the statue at its regularly scheduled hearing on Wednesday, Oct. 25.
“It’s our building, and we made a decision to change the mural — a deliberate decision."
Peduto says he supports relocation of Pittsburgh’s controversial Stephen Foster statue to educational setting
The city plans to host one or two public meetings about the statue's fate.
State Democrats call for the expansion of hate crime laws in Pennsylvania after Charlottesville’s deadly clashes
“This administration seems to have given license to hate groups,” Rep. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, said.