11 Stanwix Street

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11 Stanwix Street
11 Stanwix Street Pittsburgh.jpg
View of 11 Stanwix Street building from the West End Bridge
General information
Type Office
Location 11 Stanwix Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Completed November 24, 1969[1]
Cost $20 million ($128.6 million today)[2]
Height
Roof 355 ft (108 m)
Technical details
Floor count 23
Floor area 738,000 sq. ft.[3]
Design and construction
Architect Harrison & Abramovitz
Other information
Parking 500

11 Stanwix Street, formerly known as Westinghouse Tower, is one of the major distinctive and recognizable features of Downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. The tower was originally built and named for the Westinghouse Corporation; in 1999 that company went through a restructuring and moved its headquarters to its longtime research park in the suburb of Monroeville, before expansions in their operations necessitated a move to a larger suburban complex in Cranberry Township. Tenants today[when?] include IBM, the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, the advertising firm Brunner and the local headquarters of First Niagara Financial Group.

11 Stanwix Street was completed on November 24, 1969,[1] and has 23 floors. It rises 355 feet (108 meters) above Downtown Pittsburgh and is located along the Monongahela River. A ten story building that once served as the city's main post was previously located on this site.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Example of Gateway Centre", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 25 November 1969
  2. ^ Jack Sholl (AP), "Pittsburgh Marks Gateway Center's Redevelopment", Observer-Reporter, 25 November 1969
  3. ^ Dave McConnell, "Equitable May Invest Still More in City", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 25 November 1969

External links[edit]

  • Toker, Franklin (2007). Buildings of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh: Chicago: Society of Architectural Historians; Santa Fe: Center for American Places ; Charlottesville: In association with the University of Virginia Press. ISBN 0-8139-2650-5. 

Coordinates: 40°26′21″N 80°00′23″W / 40.43917°N 80.00639°W / 40.43917; -80.00639

Preceded by
Oliver Building
Pittsburgh Skyscrapers by Height
355 feet (108 m)
23 floors
Succeeded by
Federated Tower
Preceded by
K&L Gates Center
Pittsburgh Skyscrapers by Year of Completion
1969
Succeeded by
U.S. Steel Tower