Upscale apartment buildings are springing up at a rapid rate in the city, from the Strip District to the South Side. The buildings have modern architecture and fun amenities – and there’s certainly a demand – but some of the best of Pittsburgh’s newest apartments are found in repurposed structures of our past.
It’s easy to drive by Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum, marvel for a moment at its striking, classical architecture and move along down busy Fifth Avenue in Oakland. But as one of Pittsburgh’s more under-the-radar attractions, it’s worth a stop sometime.
The Pittsburgh Playhouse of Point Park University has reopened in its new downtown location, and it’s beautiful.