Category Archives: Pittsburgh

Here we list Pittsburgh-specific articles on things to do around town, Pittsburgh trivia, local stories, etc.

Urban Development in Pittsburgh Most Since 1960s

Taking a stroll through downtown Pittsburgh is quite a different experience than it was just a few years ago. The city has made great strives in revitalizing the downtown experience. This coupled with demand for city living has added to the urban residential development of Pittsburgh and its surrounding neighborhoods. Pittsburgh residents moved out to [...]

Pittsburgh Building Construction

Mellon Arena Demolition

Residential Developer to Build on Old Civic Arena Site

We all love and miss the Civic Arena. It was home to the Pittsburgh Penguins, hosted some of the most memorable concerts of all-time, and was a staple in Pittsburgh’s downtown for over 60 years. After losing a long fought battle to preserve the building as a historical landmark, demolition on the Civic Arena began [...]

PennDOT to Replace Bridge Near Pittsburgh Zoo

Visitors to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium may experience some traffic delays and detours beginning this month. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is planning on replacing the crumbling Heth’s Run Bridge, which sits in front of the Pittsburgh Zoo’s parking lot along Butler Street. With nearly 26,000 vehicles travelling through that particular area [...]

Heth's Run Bridge Consturction - Pittsburgh

Pitt Panthers - Heinz Field (Pittsburgh)

2013 Pitt Panthers Football Schedule

The 2013 season for Pittsburgh Panthers football will be interesting to watch for several reasons. The most obvious reason to watch is that this is Pitt’s first year in the ACC, which means the football team will have to familiarize themselves with new opponents. Pitt left the Big East for “greener pastures” and this time [...]

2013 Pittsburgh Steelers Schedule

The 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers regular season is about to kick off with a home game at Heinz Field versus the Tennessee Titans. The Steelers are looking to improve on last year’s disappointing 8-8 finish, Pittsburgh’s first non-winning season since 2006. Last year marked the franchise’s 80th season in the NFL and the Steelers sent two [...]

Pittsburgh Steelers - Heinz Field

List of Tallest Buildings in Pittsburgh

In case you’re wondering how the new Tower at PNC Plaza sizes up among the tallest buildings in Pittsburgh’s skyline, see the list below (as noted by Wikipedia). Soon to be the world headquarters of the PNC Financial Services Group, the new high-rise will have about 800,000 square feet. Construction began in Spring of 2012 and is expected [...]



SMPS Pittsburgh Marketing MAYhem

Join us at Marketing MAYhem!  It’s an all-day educational conference aimed to provide attendees with innovative ideas that can be immediately integrated into their current marketing and business development strategies. The speakers SMPS Pittsburgh has brought together for this event are comprised of marketing and business development experts who have spoken regionally and nationally, regarding [...]


Pittsburgh Construction Forecast

by Jeff Burd / Tall Timber Group I got several calls from local news outlets within the last 10 days following McGraw-Hill’s press release showing $38 million in new construction contracts in February, a huge drop from last year’s $70 million or some such thing. Like many in the industry I have been puzzled at [...]