City Information

Pittsburgh. Mighty. Beautiful.

Pittsburgh, a leader in the green building movement, is a vibrant city offering visitors a wide array of opportunities to experience the city’s rich history and culture. From shopping to sporting events to museums to restaurants, Pittsburgh has something for everyone.

Recently named one of the "Best Places to Travel in 2016" by Travel + Leisure, rated the nation's "No. 1 Food City" by Zagat and named among the "Top Destinations on the Rise" by TripAdvisor,

To learn more about Pittsburgh and obtain a visitor’s guide, go to http://www.visitpittsburgh.com.

Did you know…?

  • There are more than 85 restaurants - from casual dining to five stars - within a 15-minute walk of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
  • The Andy Warhol Museum is the largest single-artist museum in the world, featuring thousands of pieces by the Pittsburgh-born artist and cultural icon, as well as rotating special exhibitions.
  • 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.
  • Pittsburgh is "The City of Bridges." A 2006 study counted a total of 446 bridges (defined as having piers and stands), making it the city with the most bridges in the world, ahead of Venice, Italy.
  • A great way to see Pittsburgh is to ride the Duquesne Incline up to Mt. Washington. It is also a popular way to get to the restaurants with "the view" on Grandview Avenue. Visit http://www.duquesneincline.org for more information. A reservation is not necessary, but group rates and a free guided tour of the historic upper station are offered to groups of ten or more.