11 Stanwix Street
|11 Stanwix Street|
View of 11 Stanwix Street building from the West End Bridge
|Location||11 Stanwix Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|Completed||November 24, 1969|
|Cost||$20 million ($129.1 million today)|
|Roof||355 ft (108 m)|
|Floor area||738,000 sq. ft.|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Harrison & Abramovitz|
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, 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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