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Downtown Pittsburgh is home to what is known as the "crown jewel" of Pittsburgh. PPG Place is comprised of six buildings built with the same glass architecture, encompassing three city blocks.
The glass beautifully reflects the downtown buildings, skies and rivers of downtown An icon of the Pittsburgh skyline, the 40-story building reaches a height of 635 feet.
The buildings were constructed by PPG Industries, formally known as Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, as the location for their headquarters. After three years of construction, PPG Place was completed in 1984.
John Burgee Architects designed the beautiful glass and steel buildings, which feature 231 glass spires. The buildings contain almost one million square feet of PPG Solarban 550 clear reflective glass. In total, there are 19,750 pieces of glass.
The complex contains shops, restaurants, office space, and Wintergarden – featuring an all-glass garden environment. Visit this beautiful complex to admire the outside plaza's fountain and the 140 water jets. During the winter, bring your ice skates for the 9,600-square-foot ice rink, while admiring the 60-foot Christmas Tree in the center.
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