350 Fifth Ave l FT l 33 FLOORS OR the renovation of the Frank & Seder building
350 Fifth Ave will be located at the intersection of Fifth and Smithfield in the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh. It will require the demolition of the 7-story Frank & Seder department store, built in 1917.
772,000 sq ft of office space
$238M project cost
41 spaces of underground parking
Developer: Oxford Development
Architect: DLA+ Architecture & Interior Design
Proposal construction thread - http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/show...ght=pittsburgh
Mt Washington - 1 Grandview Avenue | 20 stories | 200' tall
Construction thread - http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/show...ght=pittsburgh
"One Grandview will occupy a prominent corner atop Mt. Washington, overlooking the City of Pittsburgh, and defining the eastern edge of Grandview Avenue. The product of extensive community input and neighborhood support, this project will be located on the site of the former Edge Restaurant and help to stimulate economic and community development on Mt. Washington. The proposed mixed-use development includes a world-class, 200 room tower hotel, 7 tower residencies (2,800sf average), 43 hillside residencies (2,000sf average), spa and fitness center, meeting rooms, and fine-dining restaurant. The site will also feature a grand public terrace that will extend the Grandview promenade and offer unparalleled views of Pittsburgh and the Three Rivers. Recognizing the importance of sustainable design, the entire project will strive to obtain a LEED Silver rating."
Photos: Desmone & Associates
Update as of 3/4/12 - Tribune Review
"A 25-story hotel and condominium project to be called One Grandview Avenue, overlooking the city from a site next to the Monongahela Incline, with an imaginative design by Desmone & Associates, a well-respected local firm."
Read more: Pittsburgh skyline might be in for an upgrade - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pitt...#ixzz1oH5kQL3y
The Edge restaurant, vacant for many years has been demolished. It remains to be seen if the developer can secure funding for this large project though.
"Four acres of land have been cleared between Wyoming and Sycamore streets off Grandview Avenue on Mt. Washington in preparation for the One Grandview Avenue development."
Source: Tribune Review
"This ground-level view rendering shows the plaza and overlook to be built over the parking garage at One Grandview Avenue."
Source: Tribune Review
"Monangahela Tower" on Ft Pitt Boulevard
Approx 17 floors (Possibly more if awarded a height variance)
Approx 300,000 sq ft with 1st floor river view restaurant; Underground parking
Recently finished large projects.
Three PNC Plaza
752,000 sq ft $200 million
The Tower at PNC will be built about center of the photo and 1 block back.
In the foreground is the newly rebuilt $5 million market square, one of the largest and most used public spaces in downtown.
The Gates Center for Computer Science & Hillman Center for Future Generation Technologies
CMU campus - Oakland neighborhood
"One of nine projects worldwide to receive the 2012 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Honor Award for Architecture, the profession's highest recognition of works that exemplify excellence."
$98.6 million project
217,000 square feet of offices, classrooms and collaborative spaces in nine stories, straddles a terrain with variations in elevation of up to 75 feet.
All photos by: Timothy Hursley
Consol Energy Center - New home of the Pittsburgh Penguins + Concerts & Large Events
Finished in 2010 for $321 million
August Wilson Center for African American Culture
The $36 million multidisciplinary center will house a 486-seat theater, education center and exhibition galleries. The 65,000-square-foot green building will also feature a café, gift shop and multipurpose space for community programs and events.
The $529 million North Shore connector for Pittsburgh's subway or "T", twin tunnels were bored under the river. It is scheduled to completed March 2012. Rides of the new segment are free for the first 3 years thanks to The Steelers organization and Rivers Casino uderwriting the cost. So go take a free ride!
Next 8 photos credited to forumer xchris125x
New Gateway Station
Rivervue is the adaptive re-use of the former Commonwealth of PA office building located across from Point State Park in the Golden Triangle. This renaissance era building will undergo a top to bottom transformation into 220 apartment units that cost over $40 million and will add life to Point State Park; Rents range from $1,050 - $5,500 per month.
Built as the Pittsburgh State Office Building and used as such until now, it was finished in 1955 with 15 floors at 218ft tall. 297,000 sq ft renovation.
Rear side with valet parking
Renderings source: http://www.lincolnapts.com/pittsburg...tments/photos/
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