The old Westinghouse Building, designed by Harrison and Abramovitz, specialists in black steel hulks. Here we see it from the Monongahela side.
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I used to work in that building as part of the Facilities group. an interesting building in that it was build on a roughly 4 and half foot grid that allowed for modular walls and doors to be used so that an entire floor of offices could be built in just a couple of weeks. Also since Westinghouse had the Westinghouse furniture system (knoll group) many of the modular pieces in the the cubicle system also worked with the office walls.
[…] skyscraper by the prolific Harrison & Abramovitz (who also gave us the U. S. Steel Tower, the Westinghouse Building, and the Alcoa Building). Father Pitt thinks it looks better as an architect’s rendering than in […]
[…] architects were Harrison & Abramowitz, who also gave us the noticeably similar Westinghouse Building (now called 11 Stanwix) and the Alcoa Building (Regional Enterprise Tower for a while, but seems to […]