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Downtown Walking Tour: Gateway Center

June 17, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am


Friday, June 17
10:00 a.m. — 11:15 a.m.

$20 per person.
This tour is limited to 20 participants.
(Tickets will not be available after June 16.)

You will receive a ticket with a QR Code by e-mail. Please PRINT and bring it with you for the tour.

From 1950 through the 1960s, Pittsburgh’s Democrat-controlled municipal government, Republican business elite, and the City’s newly formed Urban Redevelopment Authority worked together in an extraordinary collaboration to remake a 23-acre site near the Point into Gateway Center. In this period, known as Pittsburgh’s Renaissance, eleven buildings designed by leading architects of the time were constructed on landscaped plazas, giving new life to the city’s economy.

Join us for this tour and see these buildings and get a view of adjacent Point State Park. Together, the Park and Gateway Center form the Pittsburgh Renaissance Historic District, nominated by PHLF and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.

Tour Meeting point: Gateway “T” Subway Station on Stanwix Street near Liberty & Penn Avenues

Tour Ending Point: Four Gateway Center, 444 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Please arrive 10 minutes before the start time in order to ensure that the tour gets underway on time. Dress for the weather (PHLF tours proceed rain or shine!), and wear comfortable shoes. By purchasing a ticket for this tour, you acknowledge that you are physically able to undertake the tour, assuming all personal risk during the tour, consenting to be photographed during the tour, and permitting PHLF to use your image in our communications.

This tour is handicap accessible. Please notify us of your needs 2 Business Days in advance of the tour.


June 17, 2022
10:00 am - 11:15 am
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Gateway “T” Subway Station
Stanwix Street & Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States




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Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation

100 West Station Square Drive, Suite 450

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-471-5808  |  Fax: 412-471-1633