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Innovative architects transform abandoned sites into neighborhood icons
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Through innovative sustainability and re-use practices, local design firms are preserving essential pieces of Pittsburgh history by turning neglected structures into neighborhood icons.
The art of preservation: What it takes to maintain the Cultural District's historic theaters
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
From cleaning a 4,700-pound chandelier to finding the perfect match for decades-old upholstery, keeping the historic theaters of the Cultural District in good condition is a delicately choreographed dance.
New styles hit Lawrenceville housing market
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
New styles of houses are springing up all over Lawrenceville, featuring everything from corrugated metal siding to wedge-shaped patios. The classic Pittsburgh brick house may be great, but now residents of this trendy neighborhood have fresh alternatives.
Photo slide show: AIA Pittsburgh Design Awards
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
AIA Pittsburgh will reveal the winners of the 2013 Design Awards at its festive gala this Thursday night. Get a preview here with a look at the nominations for outstanding design here in Pittsburgh and see why design matters.
Cool rehabs of abandoned Pittsburgh churches
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
From the Church Brew Works, with its vats of Pipe Organ Ale and Celestial Gold, to Mr. Small's Funhouse, the creative reuse of old churches is evident in many ways, some heavenly. Read about five of the best right here in Pittsburgh.
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Haunted History: Senator John Heinz History Center
PNC Financial tops off its new global headquarters Downtown
Local architect's home featured in Dwell magazine
Throwback Thursday: Dome sweet dome
Throwback Thursday: The Church Brew Works
Carnegie Mellon architecture professor and students recognized for Garfield cityLAB efforts
Throwback Thursday: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
Mergers result in the closure of three churches
City, Buncher agree to explore other plans for Strip District produce terminal
An artist and an antique dealer form one of the Strip District's coolest shared spaces
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Huffington Post praises restoration of Mellon Square
Source: Huffington Post
Entrepreneurs resurrect former churches throughout Pittsburgh
Source: The New York Times
The Cathedral of Learning in LEGO bricks
'There are many Pittsburghs, all in very close proximity to each other'
Source: Huffington Post
Peduto to encourage immigration to Pittsburgh
Source: Fast Company
Raymund Ryan on Pittsburgh's inclines as urban characters
This once grimy city is now a leader in green, clean living.
5 coolest buildings in PA includes Emerald Art Glass house
Source: Keystone Edge
Pittsburgh architect's Vatican chapel will be used in an historical moment
Source: CBS - KDKA
Tower at PNC Plaza wins green award before it's even built
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How do you recycle a house of gold?
Pittsburgh's forgotten science heroes among the stars in a new movie
CMU's Gates-Hillman centers one of the best designs in the world for 2012
Forms+Surfaces in Etna, bringing beauty to trash cans, benches, Apple stores, the world
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Save the Carrie Deer and preserve a piece of Pittsburgh's industrial past
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Doing everything on sunshine but walking: local Solar Tour
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Preserve Pittsburgh Summit: Finding creative solutions to preserve the city's history
CMU's UDream: Promoting diversity within the city's architecture and urban design community
Unique holiday gift program helps keep Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater from falling into disrepair
Feast your eyes on the Wesley Spectrum Services charity house tour
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