Three PNC Plaza

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Three PNC Plaza
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Three PNC Plaza in 2011
General information
Type Mixed Use
Location 201 Fifth Avenue
Coordinates 40°26′29″N 80°00′05″W / 40.4414°N 80.0013°W / 40.4414; -80.0013Coordinates: 40°26′29″N 80°00′05″W / 40.4414°N 80.0013°W / 40.4414; -80.0013
Construction started 2006
Completed 2009
Cost $179 million
($220 million in current dollars)
Owner PNC Financial Services Group
Roof 361 ft (110 m)
Technical details
Floor count 23
Floor area 750,008 sq ft (69,678.0 m2)
Design and construction
Architect Gensler/Louis D. Astorino
Developer Oxford Development Company
Structural engineer Astorino

Three PNC Plaza is a 361 ft (110 m) tall skyscraper in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was announced on December 19, 2005 and completed in 2009 with 23 floors. It was the tallest building constructed in the city since Highmark Tower was completed in 1988, until The Tower at PNC Plaza was completed in 2015. It contains 326,000 square feet (30,300 m2) of office space, a 185-room Fairmont Hotel, 28 condominium units, and ground level retail.[1] The $179 million ($220 million in current dollars) project created 800 construction-related jobs with a $35 million payroll ($42.9 million in current dollars).[2] Thirteen buildings were demolished to make way for the building.

Three PNC Plaza is a LEED certified green building. It is one of the nation's largest mixed use green buildings.[3]

International law firm Reed Smith moved their corporate headquarters into the building.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Emporis GmbH. "Three PNC Plaza". Retrieved 13 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "PNC unveils final design of $179 million Three PNC Plaza". Pop City. Retrieved 13 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "PNC Bank – Green Building". Retrieved 13 December 2015. 
Preceded by
Federated Tower
Pittsburgh Skyscrapers by Height
361 feet (110 m)
23 floors
Succeeded by
Regional Enterprise Tower
Preceded by
Fifth Avenue Place
Pittsburgh Skyscrapers by Year of Completion
Succeeded by
Tower at PNC Plaza