The Mellon National Bank Building, which served as the headquarters of Mellon National Bank after it was completed in 1924
The main campus in Pittsburgh as seen from the 36th floor of the Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh, August 2015.
Time cover, July 2, 1923
Hamerschlag, Roberts, and Scott Halls are three of the teaching facilities of the College of Engineering
Wean Hall, home of the world's first internet-enabled soda vending machine.
Portrait photograph of A.W. Mellon, 1924
The Gates Hillman Complex, which houses the School of Computer Science.
President Calvin Coolidge favored Mellon's economic policies
Cohon University Center, which contains an indoor swimming pool, bookstore, student club facilities, gym, and cafeteria.
Mellon on US stamp
The Tepper Quadrangle, which includes the new home of the Tepper School of Business, opened in 2018.
Mellon and his successor as Secretary of the Treasury, Ogden L. Mills
Posner Hall, former home of the Tepper School of Business
Mellon Institute of Industrial Research
The Scarab lunar rover is being developed by the RI.
The Alba Madonna by Raphael, was bought for the Hermitage by Emperor Nicholas I of Russia in 1836. It was sold to Andrew Mellon by the Soviet Government in 1931 for $1,166,400, the largest sum ever paid for a painting until that time.
The Software Engineering Institute building on Fifth Avenue.
The Annunciation by Jan van Eyck (1434) was purchased for the Hermitage by Emperor Nicholas I of Russia in 1850. It was sold to Andrew Mellon in June 1930 for $502,899.
Part of Carnegie Mellon's Education City campus in Qatar.
Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain
Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall, home of the Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture and Carnegie Mellon School of Design
Inside the Gates-Hillman Complex of the School of Computer Science.
Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center.
Hunt Library is the largest library on Carnegie Mellon's Pittsburgh campus.
Simplified evolution of Unix systems. The Mach kernel was a fork from BSD 4.3 that led to NeXTSTEP / OPENSTEP, upon which macOS and iOS is based.
The Fence
Two pushers exchange the buggy for Kappa Delta Rho on the first hill of Sweepstakes.
A Mobot competing in the annual Mobot challenge
Carnegie Mellon tennis courts.
Football at Gesling Stadium.
Charles Wilson, former US Secretary of Defense
John Forbes Nash, winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Economics
Edgar Mitchell, NASA astronaut and sixth man to walk on the moon
David Tepper, billionaire hedge fund investor and owner of the Carolina Panthers
Andreas Bechtolsheim, co-founder of Sun Microsystems
James Gosling, inventor of Java
Andy Warhol, pop artist
Stephanie Kwolek, Inventor of Kevlar
Charles Geschke, chairman and co-founder of Adobe Systems
Randy Pausch, author of The Last Lecture
Michael Chabon, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist (Did not graduate)
George A. Romero, director of Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead
Josh Groban, singer-songwriter and actor (Did not graduate)
Van Dyke Parks, musician, composer, arranger, and producer (Did not graduate)
Henry Mancini, film composer and recipient of twenty Grammy Awards (Did not graduate)
Stephen Schwartz, musical theater composer for Wicked, Pippin, and Godspell
Kurt Vonnegut, author of Slaughterhouse-Five and Cat's Cradle (Did not graduate)
Zachary Quinto, actor known for Heroes and Star Trek
Holly Hunter, Academy Award-winning actress
Matt Bomer, actor known for White Collar, Magic Mike, and The Boys in the Band
Sutton Foster, Tony Award-winning actress for Thoroughly Modern Millie and Anything Goes; star of Younger
Ted Danson, Emmy Award-winning actor known for Cheers and CSI
Josh Gad, actor known for The Book of Mormon, Frozen, and Beauty and the Beast
Joe Manganiello, actor known for True Blood and Magic Mike
Steven Bochco, ten-time Emmy Award recipient
Cote de Pablo, actress known for NCIS

In 1967, the Carnegie Institute of Technology merged with the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research, founded in 1913 by Andrew Mellon and Richard B. Mellon and formerly a part of the University of Pittsburgh.

- Carnegie Mellon University

His philanthropic efforts also played a major role in the later establishment of Carnegie Mellon University and the National Portrait Gallery.

- Andrew Mellon

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City in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States and the county seat of Allegheny County.

City in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States and the county seat of Allegheny County.

Fort Pitt Blockhouse, built by the British in 1764, is the oldest extant structure in Pittsburgh.
Monongahela River scene, 1857
Downtown facade memorializing Pittsburgh's industrial heritage with an image of legendary steelworker Joe Magarac
Pittsburgh in 1874, by Otto Krebs
Burning of Union Depot, Pittsburgh, during the Pittsburgh railroad strike of 1877
Pittsburgh in 1903
Downtown Pittsburgh and the Duquesne Incline from Mt. Washington
Pittsburgh's 90 distinct neighborhoods
Downtown Pittsburgh from Station Square
The Carnegie Library, Museums of Art and Natural History (foreground), Carnegie Mellon University (background)
The North Side
Bird's-eye view of Pittsburgh, 1902
The Shadyside neighborhood
Panorama of Pittsburgh, PA from the Duquesne Incline which shows the confluence of the Allegheny (left) and the Monongahela (right) rivers which merge to form the Ohio River (lower left)
ALCOSAN Treatment Plant
Map of racial distribution in Pittsburgh, 2010 U.S. census. Each dot is 25 people:
Phipps Conservatory
Benedum Center
Pittsburgh from the West End Overlook
PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates
Heinz Field, home of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Panthers (football)
Petersen Events Center, home of Pittsburgh Panthers basketball
Palumbo Center, home of Duquesne Dukes basketball
Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix
The Pittsburgh City-County Building, the seat of government of the City of Pittsburgh.
2020 Presidential Election by Precinct Biden:     Trump:
A Ford Taurus and a Chevrolet Impala belonging to the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police
The University of Pittsburgh
Carnegie Mellon University
KDKA studios at Gateway Center
UPMC's flagship, UPMC Presbyterian
Allegheny General, the flagship of the Allegheny Health Network
Pittsburgh's numerous bridges visible from the air
The Steel Plaza subway station
Penn Station was built in 1903

The area is home to 68 colleges and universities, including research and development leaders Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh.

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), a private research university founded by Andrew Carnegie and Andrew Mellon, is ranked 23rd overall on the US News & World Report list of America's Best National Universities.

Mellon Institute of Industrial Research

The Mellon Institute of Industrial Research is a former research institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, which is now part of Carnegie Mellon University.

It was founded in 1913 by Andrew Mellon and Richard B. Mellon as part of the University of Pittsburgh, and was originally located in Allen Hall.

University of Pittsburgh

Public state-related research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Public state-related research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Hugh Henry Brackenridge, founder of Pittsburgh Academy, the precursor to the University of Pittsburgh
The university in 1833 at its location on 3rd Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh
The Cathedral of Learning, the centerpiece of Pitt's campus and the tallest educational building in the Western Hemisphere
Jonas Salk developed the first polio vaccine at the University of Pittsburgh.
The lower campus, the traditional heart of the university, is typified by Gothic Revival architecture including Heinz Chapel (right) and the Stephen Foster Memorial (center foreground), but the 42-story Cathedral of Learning dominates most views across the Oakland neighborhood.
Heinz Memorial Chapel
The restored Louis XV mirrored ballroom of the Beaux-Arts styled William Pitt Union
The art gallery at the Frick Fine Arts Building
Trees Field
Thomas Starzl Biomedical Science Tower is connected to the med school and UPMC's flagship hospitals
Aerial view of the university and Oakland neighborhood; Carnegie Mellon University is at top-right
Then-Vice President of the United States Joe Biden speaks at the Peterson Events Center on April 5, 2016.
The Indian Classroom, one of 31 Nationality Rooms in the Cathedral of Learning
The 52 ft high, half acre (2,000 m²) Commons Room of the Cathedral of Learning serves as a major study and event space for the university and its students.
Salk Hall, where Jonas Salk's team performed the research that led to the first polio vaccine, is also the home of the School of Dental Medicine and School of Pharmacy.
Litchfield Towers, Pitt's largest and tallest residence hall
Sutherland Hall on the upper campus is named for legendary Pitt football coach Jock Sutherland.
Rock band Walk the Moon performs at Fall Fest 2015
Varsity Walk
Pitt's Stephen Foster Memorial contains two theaters
The Music Building once served as home to the original studio for Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood.
Student media and other organizations are largely headquartered within the William Pitt Union, seen here with the Millennium Panther.
The Oakland Zoo, Pitt basketball's student cheering club
Cheering on the Pitt football team has traditionally been one of the most celebrated activities at the university, as depicted in this cover art from a 1915 game program.
Pitt Football playing Notre Dame at Heinz Field in 2015
Pitt basketball in the Petersen Events Center
The "Pitt script " logo is the primary logo of the University's athletics department. Since 1939, Pitt has used stylized versions of the signature of the City of Pittsburgh's namesake, William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, as logos in various capacities.
Alumni Hall, home to the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, and Alumni Relations
Samuel J. R. McMillan (1846), U.S. Senator from Minnesota
Andrew Mellon 49th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
Philip Hench (M.D. 1920), recipient of the 1950 Nobel Prize in Medicine
Academy Award–winning dancer and actor, Gene Kelly (1933)
Olympic Gold-winning runner, John Woodruff (1939)
Paul Lauterbur (Ph.D. 1962), recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Medicine
Orrin Hatch (J.D. 1962), U.S. Senator from Utah
Ben Cardin (B.A. 1964), U.S. Senator from Maryland
Wangari Maathai (M.Sc. 1965), recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
Fred Rogers, television host
John Irving, bestselling author
Dan Marino (1983), football player
Michael Chabon (B.A. 1984), Pulitzer Prize–winning author
Vjosa Osmani (M.L. 2004, S.J.D. 2015), 5th President of Kosovo

The campus is situated adjacent to the flagship medical facilities of its closely affiliated University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and its flagship hospital, UPMC Presbyterian, as well as the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Schenley Park, and Carnegie Mellon University.

In 1895 WUP established its School of Law, and Andrew Carnegie and George Westinghouse were elected to the board of trustees, where they joined Andrew Mellon, who had been elected in 1894.

Richard B. Mellon

Banker, industrialist, and philanthropist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Banker, industrialist, and philanthropist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Mellon in 1924

He and his brother Andrew Mellon, sons of Judge Thomas Mellon, were frequent business partners.

They also made joint philanthropic gifts, notably several large donations to their alma mater, the University of Pittsburgh, including creation of the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research to honor their father, which is now a part of Carnegie Mellon University.

Carnegie in 1913

Andrew Carnegie

Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist.

Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist.

Carnegie in 1913
Carnegie as he appears in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.
Birthplace of Andrew Carnegie in Dunfermline, Scotland
Carnegie age 16, with younger brother Thomas, c. 1851
Pullman sleeping car, where Carnegie made one of his most successful investments
Eads Bridge across the Mississippi River, opened in 1874 using Carnegie steel
Carnegie, c. 1878
Bessemer converter
"The Lucy Furnaces in 1886." Carnegie Steel Company, Lawrenceville (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania
Carnegie, right, with James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce
Andrew Carnegie's philanthropy. Puck magazine cartoon by Louis Dalrymple, 1903
Captioned "Free Libraries", Carnegie caricatured by "Spy" for the London magazine Vanity Fair, 1903
Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Institution administration building in Washington, D.C.
Pittencrieff Park, Dunfermline, Scotland
Carnegie with African-American leader Booker T. Washington (front row, center) in 1906 while visiting Tuskegee Institute
The Peace Palace in the Hague, opened in 1913
Dutch medal of the Carnegie Hero Fund.
Carnegie's grave at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Sleepy Hollow, New York
A contemporary rendition of the Johnstown Flood scene at the Stone Bridge by Kurz and Allison (1890)
The Homestead Strike
Frick's letter to Carnegie describing the plans and munitions that will be on the barges when the Pinkertons arrive to confront the strikers in Homestead
Andrew Carnegie with his wife Louise Whitfield Carnegie and their daughter Margaret Carnegie Miller in 1910
The Andrew Carnegie Mansion, located on 5th Avenue in the Upper East Side, Manhattan, New York
Carnegie at Skibo Castle, 1914
Andrew Carnegie by Charles McBride, Edinburgh Central Library
April 1905
Carnegie commemorated as an industrialist, philanthropist, and founder of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1960
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace's headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Carnegie statue, Dunfermline
Mounted D. carnegii (or "Dippy") skeleton at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History; considered the most famous single dinosaur skeleton in the world
Andrew Carnegie's cartoon throwing money in air, Life, 1905
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Carnegie library, Macomb, Illinois
Edinburgh Central Library
Yorkville Library, Ontario.
Carnegie Library at Syracuse University, New York
Carnegie Library, Moorreesburg, South Africa

With the fortune he made from business, he built Carnegie Hall in New York, NY, and the Peace Palace and founded the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Carnegie Institution for Science, Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, Carnegie Hero Fund, Carnegie Mellon University, and the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, among others.

The sixty-odd club members were the leading business tycoons of Western Pennsylvania and included among their number Frick's best friend, Andrew Mellon, his attorneys Philander Knox and James Hay Reed, as well as Frick's business partner, Carnegie.

Mellon standing next to two horses

Paul Mellon

American philanthropist and an owner/breeder of thoroughbred racehorses.

American philanthropist and an owner/breeder of thoroughbred racehorses.

Mellon standing next to two horses
Paul Mellon (William Orpen, 1924)
Plaque to Paul Mellon, American philanthropist and galloping anglophile within St George's, Bloomsbury

He was co-heir to one of America's greatest business fortunes, derived from the Mellon Bank created by his grandfather Thomas Mellon, his father Andrew W. Mellon, and his father's brother Richard B. Mellon.

Mellon helped to arrange the merger of the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research, founded by his father Andrew W. Mellon and uncle Richard B. Mellon with Andrew Carnegie's Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1967 to create Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

Andrew Mellon, the most famous member of the Mellon banking dynasty.

Mellon family

Wealthy and influential American family from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Wealthy and influential American family from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Andrew Mellon, the most famous member of the Mellon banking dynasty.

The family includes Andrew Mellon, one of the longest-serving U.S. Treasury Secretaries, along with prominent members in the judicial, banking, financial, business, and political professions, as well as a famous recluse, Cordelia Scaife May.

The family also founded the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., donating both art works and funds, and is a patron to the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Yale University, the Hôpital Albert Schweitzer in Haiti, and with art the University of Virginia.