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Old Posted Mar 8, 2010, 1:53 AM
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US Steel Tower construction - Pittsburgh, PA

I was wondering does anyone have any photos of the US steel tower under construction during 1967-1970?
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Old Posted Mar 19, 2010, 5:08 PM
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I found 1 pic at least.



http://www.lera.com/projects/hir/ussteel.htm


How about a picture of the UPMC letters being assembled more recently:


http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/image...siness_500.jpg



http://www.panoramio.com/photo/11069995
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Old Posted Mar 21, 2010, 3:21 AM
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hopefully this one posts, i found it while i was just poking around the net
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Old Posted Mar 21, 2010, 3:24 AM
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always liked this building.....is it SOM?
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Old Posted Mar 21, 2010, 1:38 PM
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always liked this building.....is it SOM?
No. Harrison, Abramovitz & Abbe
source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._Steel_Tower



My favorite fun fact is that this tower has 2.3 million sq ft. Compare that to the Empire State Building which is 2.2 million even though it is much taller. It shows how thick this building is all the way to the top.
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Old Posted Jul 1, 2010, 6:38 PM
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I had a meeting there last week, as I do relatively often.

My sister and her husband work there, and my dad worked there for a very long time before he retired. Even though it is not the most attractive, I always liked it. Pretty cool to see it under construction.

Also remember going to top of the triangle for swanky dinners as a kid too.
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I had a meeting there last week, as I do relatively often.

My sister and her husband work there, and my dad worked there for a very long time before he retired. Even though it is not the most attractive, I always liked it. Pretty cool to see it under construction.

Also remember going to top of the triangle for swanky dinners as a kid too.
I love that building (and the ones that have gone up since then). That building is like a unique signature for the Pittsburgh skyline. I always loved going toward downtown on I-376 past the Squirrel Hill tubes and seeing it pop into view after rounding the hill before the Oakland exit. It's equally neat viewed from I-279 southbound.

I ate once up in the restaurant too, took my family there for my mom's birthday...it was called "Top of the Triangle" then...
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Old Posted Nov 24, 2010, 11:33 PM
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Here is a great image of what the large outside supporting beams look like after being first made. Go to...

http://www.lera.com/pimg/ussteel/4626174_large.jpg
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I like this thread very much. Anymore pictures?
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Old Posted Mar 8, 2012, 3:03 AM
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Smile us steel building 1969

I found this picture on the net .Its not mine but Id like to repost posted by melissa on Tribe on Monday, May 7, 2007 - this is my first post im sorry if I did this wrong http://pghtribe.tribe.net/photos/950...7-619bff966148
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