James Reed Building

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James Reed Building
General information
Type Offices
Location 435 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°26′28.8″N 79°59′46.6″W / 40.441333°N 79.996278°W / 40.441333; -79.996278Coordinates: 40°26′28.8″N 79°59′46.6″W / 40.441333°N 79.996278°W / 40.441333; -79.996278
Completed 1902
Owner PMC Property Group
Technical details
Floor count 9
Floor area 195,000-square-foot

The James Reed Building or the Reed Smith Building is a historic building in Pittsburgh. It was constructed in 1902. It is the Beaux-Arts architecture style.

For many years, the primary tenant had been Reed Smith law firm.[1]

In October 2008, the building was purchased by Michael Kamen and Gerson Fox (under the name 600 William Penn Partners LLC), who purchased the nearby Union Trust Building at the same time, for $6.5 million.[2] In 2009, Reed Smith law firm moved operations to Three PNC Plaza.[2] This triggered the eventual bankruptcy.[3]

A 249 room Hotel Monaco is scheduled to open in the building by the summer of 2014.[4][5]

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