An eighteen-storey condominium tower built in 2007. Back then, only fifteen years ago, it was the first condominium tower put up in downtown Pittsburgh in nearly forty years.(1) It proved that such an enterprise could be profitable.
- Our source for this information is the page on 151 First Side at Highrises.com, which speaks of the building in the future tense. (↩)
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Did the architect make the base of the building as uninviting and fortress-like as possible as some sort of commentary on the moderately wealthy isolating themselves from the city in which they were living, or was it just a terrible lack of talent or empathy?
Probably the architect did not have the courage or chutzpah to make several floors of garage an architectural feature rather than a regrettable necessity.