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Architecture of Pennsylvania

15 September 2009

1970 – U.S. Steel Tower, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Architect: Harrison & Abramovitz In the initial planning stages, the U.S. Steel Corporation seriously considered making this development the world’s tallest building as an endorsement of their industry. When completed in 1970 Pittsburgh’s...

15 September 2009

1984 – One PPG Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Architect: Johnson/Burgee Architects The entire PPG Place complex has 231 glass spires. The building features a glass “winter garden” on the west side, and a monumental plaza to the east surrounded by shorter...

15 September 2009

1988 – Fifth Avenue Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Architect: Stubbins Associates Fifth Avenue Place was designed by the Stubbins Associates of Cambridge Massachusetts. One significant feature of the building is its roof. This pyramidal roof is 124-feet tall and consists of...

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