Wonderful city of bridges
Did you know that Port Pittsburgh is the nation's largest inland port, providing access to the extensive 9,000 mile U.S. inland waterway system.
Panoramic view of Pittsburgh
Did you know that Pittsburgh is home to the most certified “green” buildings in the United States.
Did you know that Pittsburgh is within 500 miles of more than half the U.S. population, and the city is less than 90 minutes flying time from 20 states and Canada.
Did you know that at one point in time, Guyasuta acted as a guide for George Washington. Later on he fought opposite Washington during the French and Indian war and again during the Revolutionary War.
Panorama of Pittsburgh
Did you know that first U.S. Public Television Station (established in April 1, 1954), operated by the Metropolitan Pittsburgh Educational Station, was the first community-sponsored educational television station in America.
Point of View
Did you knowthat the piece depicts George Washington and the Seneca leader Guyasuta, with their weapons down, in a face-to-face meeting in October 1770, when the two men met while Washington was in the area examining land for future settlement along the Ohio River.
Did you know that first in the world the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University was established in Pittsburgh to conduct basic and applied research in robotics technologies relevant to industrial and societal tasks.
Wonderful views in twilight
Did you know that the Great Allegheny Passage is a bike and running trail that will lead you all the way from Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C. which is a 245 mile distance.
Welcome to one of the country's most delightful surprises. No longer the dirty steel town of old, Pittsburgh is now a true renaissance city. A city of modern cathedrals and Old World, neighborly charms, filled with high-tech companies, friendly faces, fun and adventure.
Pittsburgh in twilight
Did you know that Pittsburgh has more vertical feet than San Fran, Cincinnati and Portland, Oregon, combined. There are more than 700 sets of stairs in the city.
Did you know that Pittsburgh played an important role in the iron and steel industry and was known as the “Steel City.” The city produced steel that was used to construct both the Empire State Building and the Golden Gate Bridge.
Famous place for famous food
Did you know that the Big Mac, the world's most famous hamburger, was 'invented' near Pittsburgh by McDonald's franchise owner Jim Delligatti in 1967 and distributed nationally in 1968.
Did you know that Hollywood film crews are drawn to Pittsburgh for its endless variety of architecture, neighborhood charm and great local support. More than 50 major films have been shot on location in the area during the past decade, including the Academy Award-winning The Silence of the Lambs, Lorenzo's Oil and Hoffa.
Did you know that Pittsburgh is the “City of Bridges.” Believe it or not, Pittsburgh has more bridges than Venice! The city boasts more than 445 of them, many of them crossing the three rivers (Ohio, Allegheny, and Monongahela) that meet in downtown Pittsburgh.