MIGHTY. BEAUTIFUL.

AMAZING.

UNPARALLELED
ARCHITECTURE

Some of the most beautiful architecture in the nation can be found in Pittsburgh.

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ARCHITECTURE

  • Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation offers architectural tours, including free Downtown walking tours, May through October.

  • Doors Open Pittsburgh features 40+ architecturally significant buildings rarely open to the public.

THE AMERICAN
INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS
RECOMMENDS THESE
TOP SPOTS TO SEE:

  • PPG Place – Philip Johnson’s  “Glass Cathedral”

  • Union Trust Building

  • Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts

  • University of Pittsburgh’s Cathedral of Learning

  • Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, main branch in Oakland

  • Allegheny County Courthouse, designed by H. H. Richardson

THE

WRIGHT STUFF

Fallingwater was the vacation home to Pittsburgh retail scion Edgar Kaufmann and is the only major Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house open to the public with its furnishings, artwork and setting intact.

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Seven miles south sits the House on Kentuck Knob, where FLW’s architecture and today’s modern sculpture are seamlessly integrated into the beautiful landscape.

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PGH

Pittsburgh’s newest skyscraper, The Tower at PNC Plaza is committed to sustainability. It incorporates state-of-the-art technology and is considered to be the greenest office tower in the world.