‘Stephen Foster’; Oakland, Pittsburgh

[caption id="attachment_13292" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Photo: Civic Arts Project[/caption] This controversial bronze sculpture features the famous American composer Stephen Collins Foster drawing inspiration from a raggedly-dressed banjo-playing slave at his feet. Basics: Latitude: [wpgeo_latitude] Longitude: [wpgeo_longitude] Area: Central Oakland Neighborhood: Oakland City: Pittsburgh State: Pennsylvania Country: USA Subjects: Stephen Collins Foster…

Christopher Lyman Magee Memorial; Oakland, Pittsburgh

[caption id="attachment_13287" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Photo: Civic Arts Project[/caption] Basics: Latitude: [wpgeo_latitude] Longitude: [wpgeo_longitude] Area: Central Oakland Neighborhood: Oakland City: Pittsburgh State: Pennsylvania Country: USA Subjects: Christopher Lyman Magee William Shakespeare Cornucopia Artist: Augustus Saint-Gaudens Features: Bas-relief Bronze Sculpture Year Completed: 1908 Listing: National Register of Historic Places Name: Schenley Farms…

Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain; Oakland, Pittsburgh

[caption id="attachment_13283" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Photo: Civic Arts Poject[/caption] Basics: Latitude: [wpgeo_latitude] Longitude: [wpgeo_longitude] Area: Central Oakland Neighborhood: Oakland City: Pittsburgh State: Pennsylvania Country: USA Alternative Name: A Song to Nature Subjects: Mary Schenley Pan Greek Mythology Artist: Victor David Brenner Features: Bronze Bronze Fountain Granite Sculpture Water Feature Year Completed:…

‘Dippy’; Oakland, Pittsburgh

[caption id="attachment_13294" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Photo: Civic Arts Project[/caption] Basics: Latitude: [wpgeo_latitude] Longitude: [wpgeo_longitude] Area: Central Oakland Neighborhood: Oakland City: Pittsburgh State: Pennsylvania Country: USA Subjects: Diplodocus carnegii Andrew Carnegie Artist: Unknown Curator: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Features: Fiberglass Sculpture Fiberglass Year Completed: 1999 Listing: National Register of Historic Places…

Harmony Museum; Harmony, Pennsylvania

[caption id="attachment_12825" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Photo: Civic Arts Project[/caption] Basics: Latitude: [wpgeo_latitude] Longitude: [wpgeo_longitude] Borough: Harmony State: Pennsylvania Country: USA Subject: Harmony Society Mennonite George Washington Christopher Gist George Rapp Use: History Museum Features: Museum Painted Brick Facade Adaptive Reuse Year Built: 1809 Architect: Unknown Listing: National Register of Historic Places…

Butler Masonic Temple; Butler, Pennsylvania

[caption id="attachment_12797" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Photo: Civic Arts Project[/caption] Basics: Latitude: [wpgeo_latitude], Longitude: [wpgeo_longitude] City: Butler State: Pennsylvania Country: USA Serves: Victory Lodge #694 Butler Lodge #272 William H. Miller Lodge #769 Use: Masonic Temple Features: Stone Facade Doric Columns Freize Entablature Cornice Carved Stone Year Built: 1910 Architect: Unknown Style:…

Butler County National Bank; Downtown Butler, Pennsylvania

[caption id="attachment_12776" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Photo: Civic Arts Project[/caption] Basics: Location: [wpgeo_latitude], [wpgeo_longitude] City: Butler State: Pennsylvania Country: USA Alternative Names: Butler Branch Mellon Bank Lafayette Building Use: Mixed-Use Features: Brick Facade Red Brick Cornice Copper Cornice Limestone Cornice Keystone Carved Stone Corner Building Year Built: 1903 Architect: Mowbray and Uffinger…

Buchanan Building; Beaver, Pennsylvania

Basics: Location: [wpgeo_latitude], [wpgeo_longitude] City: Beaver State: Pennsylvania Country: USA Features: Cornice Brick Facade Yellow Brick Quoins Adaptive Reuse Type: Mixed-Use Year Built: 1897 Year Restored: 1991 This beautiful building sits on the well preserved and maintained Beaver Main Street and underwent a significant restoration in 1991.  The primary facade…

PPG Place, Pittsburgh

Basics: Location: [wpgeo_latitude], [wpgeo_longitude] Neighborhood: Downtown City: Pittsburgh State: Pennsylvania Country: USA Year Built: 1984 Architect: Philip Johnson Material: Glass, Steel This iconic set of six buildings is a landmark in Downtown Pittsburgh was designed by notable architects Philip Johnson and John Burgee and open in the early 1980s.  The…

Allegheny County Courthouse and Old Jail; Downtown Pittsburgh

Basics: Location: [wpgeo_latitude], [wpgeo_longitude] District: Downtown City: Pittsburgh State: Pennsylvania Country: USA Function: Courthouse Jail Architect: Henry Hobson Richardson Style: Richardsonian Romanesque Features: Sandstone Facade Bell Tower Height: 229 Feet Completed: 1888 Register No.: 73001586 One of the Downtown Pittsburgh's most significant historic buildings, this incredible stone structure has served…

Hot Metal Bridge; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Basics: Location: Southside Flats and Oakland, Pittsburgh Official Name: Monongahela Connecting Railroad Bridge (Mon Con RR) & Hot Metal Bridge Type: Steel Truss Length: 1,052 feet Width: 14 feet (Bike/Ped Bridge) Year Built: 1887 Year 2000 (roadway-Mon Con RR) Refurbished: 2007 (pedestrian-Hot Metal) Cost: $12,000,000 (Mon Con RR) $11,600,000 (Hot…