Fort Pitt Blockhouse, built by the British in 1764, is the oldest extant structure in Pittsburgh.
Monongahela River scene, 1857
The main campus in Pittsburgh as seen from the 36th floor of the Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh, August 2015.
Downtown facade memorializing Pittsburgh's industrial heritage with an image of legendary steelworker Joe Magarac
Hamerschlag, Roberts, and Scott Halls are three of the teaching facilities of the College of Engineering
Pittsburgh in 1874, by Otto Krebs
Wean Hall, home of the world's first internet-enabled soda vending machine.
Burning of Union Depot, Pittsburgh, during the Pittsburgh railroad strike of 1877
The Gates Hillman Complex, which houses the School of Computer Science.
Pittsburgh in 1903
Cohon University Center, which contains an indoor swimming pool, bookstore, student club facilities, gym, and cafeteria.
Downtown Pittsburgh and the Duquesne Incline from Mt. Washington
The Tepper Quadrangle, which includes the new home of the Tepper School of Business, opened in 2018.
Pittsburgh's 90 distinct neighborhoods
Posner Hall, former home of the Tepper School of Business
Downtown Pittsburgh from Station Square
The Scarab lunar rover is being developed by the RI.
The Carnegie Library, Museums of Art and Natural History (foreground), Carnegie Mellon University (background)
The Software Engineering Institute building on Fifth Avenue.
The North Side
Part of Carnegie Mellon's Education City campus in Qatar.
Bird's-eye view of Pittsburgh, 1902
Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall, home of the Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture and Carnegie Mellon School of Design
The Shadyside neighborhood
Inside the Gates-Hillman Complex of the School of Computer Science.
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)
Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center.
ALCOSAN Treatment Plant
Hunt Library is the largest library on Carnegie Mellon's Pittsburgh campus.
Map of racial distribution in Pittsburgh, 2010 U.S. census. Each dot is 25 people:
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.
Phipps Conservatory
The Fence
Benedum Center
Two pushers exchange the buggy for Kappa Delta Rho on the first hill of Sweepstakes.
Pittsburgh from the West End Overlook
A Mobot competing in the annual Mobot challenge
PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates
Carnegie Mellon tennis courts.
Heinz Field, home of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Panthers (football)
Football at Gesling Stadium.
Petersen Events Center, home of Pittsburgh Panthers basketball
Charles Wilson, former US Secretary of Defense
Palumbo Center, home of Duquesne Dukes basketball
John Forbes Nash, winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Economics
Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix
Edgar Mitchell, NASA astronaut and sixth man to walk on the moon
The Pittsburgh City-County Building, the seat of government of the City of Pittsburgh.
David Tepper, billionaire hedge fund investor and owner of the Carolina Panthers
2020 Presidential Election by Precinct Biden:     Trump:
Andreas Bechtolsheim, co-founder of Sun Microsystems
A Ford Taurus and a Chevrolet Impala belonging to the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police
James Gosling, inventor of Java
The University of Pittsburgh
Andy Warhol, pop artist
Carnegie Mellon University
Stephanie Kwolek, Inventor of Kevlar
KDKA studios at Gateway Center
Charles Geschke, chairman and co-founder of Adobe Systems
UPMC's flagship, UPMC Presbyterian
Randy Pausch, author of The Last Lecture
Allegheny General, the flagship of the Allegheny Health Network
Michael Chabon, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist (Did not graduate)
Pittsburgh's numerous bridges visible from the air
George A. Romero, director of Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead
Josh Groban, singer-songwriter and actor (Did not graduate)
The Steel Plaza subway station
Van Dyke Parks, musician, composer, arranger, and producer (Did not graduate)
Penn Station was built in 1903
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

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is a private research university based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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University of Pittsburgh

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 University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) is a public state-related research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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.

Oakland (Pittsburgh)

North Oakland seen from near the top of the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning.
Heinz Memorial Chapel at the University of Pittsburgh
Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
The Carnegie Museums
Hamerschlag Hall at Carnegie Mellon University
The University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning viewed from the William Pitt Union
The University of Pittsburgh's Alumni Hall
The Pittsburgh Public Schools' Board of Education administration building
Panther Hollow Lake in Schenley Park
Carnegie Mellon University's Mellon Institute
Aerial view of Pittsburgh Public Schools' historic Schenley High School
Soldier and Sailors' Memorial on 5th Avenue in North Oakland.
Pittsburgh Athletic Association, built 1909–1911, at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard.
The former Y.M.H.A., is now Pitt's Bellefield Hall
The former Schenley Apartments, now Schenley Quadrangle residences at the University of Pittsburgh
The former Schenley Hotel, now the University of Pittsburgh's William Pitt Union.
Clapp Hall at the University of Pittsburgh
Former Mellon Institute building, now the University of Pittsburgh's Allen Hall
The former Ruskin Apartments, now the University of Pittsburgh's Ruskin Hall
The former National Union Fire Insurance Company building, now the University of Pittsburgh's Thackeray Hall
The Frick Fine Arts Building at the University of Pittsburgh
The former William Jacob Holland residence, now the Music Building at the University of Pittsburgh
The University Club, now a building on Pitt's campus
Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain (A Song to Nature)
Stephen Foster (sculpture)
The Stephen Foster Memorial at the University of Pittsburgh
Dippy (sculpture)
Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral
St. Paul's Cathedral
O'Hara Student Center
Bellefield Presbyterian Church
The Louisa Street city steps (with bike runnel) in West Oakland. Photo by Laura Zurowski.
The Frazier Street city steps in South Oakland. Photo by Laura Zurowski.
The refurbished Joncaire Street city steps (with bike runnel) in Central Oakland.

Oakland is the academic and healthcare center of Pittsburgh and one of the city's major cultural centers.

The flood plain was previously packed with industrial sites such as the Pittsburgh Works Consolidated Gas Co. and the Jones & Laughlin Steel Co., but presently, the Pittsburgh Technology Center hosts facilities such as the Entertainment Technology Center of Carnegie Mellon University.

Stone footbridge over Panther Hollow Run, below the visitor's center.

Schenley Park

Stone footbridge over Panther Hollow Run, below the visitor's center.
Neill Log House in Schenley Park, built circa 1787 (or before), once belonged to the family of Robert Neill, and later to Col. James O'Hara and his granddaughter Mary Schenley (for whom the park is named).
The Westinghouse Memorial in Schenley Park
Panther Hollow Bridge seen from Panther Hollow Lake in Schenley Park
Statue of Christopher Columbus
Bob O'Connor Golf Course clubhouse

Schenley Park is a large municipal park located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, between the neighborhoods of Oakland, Greenfield, and Squirrel Hill.

The park borders the campuses of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, and technically Carnegie Mellon University is actually within Schenley Park.

David A. Tepper '82, benefactor of the School

Tepper School of Business

David A. Tepper '82, benefactor of the School
The Tepper Quad building, the principal teaching facility at the Tepper School of Business.
View of Hamerschlag Hall at Carnegie Mellon University
The Barco Law Building: Home of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. The JD/MBA program is the only Tepper School joint degree taught partially outside of Carnegie Mellon.
A tour group inspects the premises.

The Tepper School of Business is the business school of Carnegie Mellon University.

It is located in the university's 140 acre campus in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US.

Software Engineering Institute

Main facility on Fifth Avenue in Pittsburgh.
The tunnel in SEI served as the entrance to Blackgate Prison in The Dark Knight Rises.

The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) is an American research and development center headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute is a federally funded research and development center headquartered on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

Squirrel Hill (Pittsburgh)

Inside the Squirrel Hill Tunnel, which runs underneath the southern half of Squirrel Hill
Chatham University Arboretum, located in the north of Squirrel Hill
Carnegie Mellon University
The Wightman School closed in 1980, and the building is now used as a community center.
Taylor Allderdice High School

Squirrel Hill is a residential neighborhood in the East End of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

In the October 17, 2019 issue of Pittsburgh Magazine, the area is also becoming Pittsburgh's new Chinatown with an influx of mainland Chinese students from Carnegie Mellon University.

Andrew Mellon

American banker, businessman, industrialist, philanthropist, art collector, and politician.

American banker, businessman, industrialist, philanthropist, art collector, and politician.

The Mellon National Bank Building, which served as the headquarters of Mellon National Bank after it was completed in 1924
Time cover, July 2, 1923
Portrait photograph of A.W. Mellon, 1924
President Calvin Coolidge favored Mellon's economic policies
Mellon on US stamp
Mellon and his successor as Secretary of the Treasury, Ogden L. Mills
Mellon Institute of Industrial Research
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 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.
Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain

From the wealthy Mellon family of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he established a vast business empire before moving into politics.

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

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

He built Pittsburgh's Carnegie Steel Company, which he sold to J. P. Morgan in 1901 for $303,450,000; it formed the basis of the U.S. Steel Corporation.

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.

SCS at Carnegie Mellon

Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science

SCS at Carnegie Mellon
The Gates-Hillman Complex, home to Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science.
Gates and Hillman Centers
The Randy Pausch memorial bridge has LEDs that glow different colours at night.

The School of Computer Science (SCS) at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US is a school for computer science established in 1988.

H. John Heinz III, namesake of the Heinz College

Heinz College

H. John Heinz III, namesake of the Heinz College
Hamburg Hall, home of the Heinz College

The Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy (Heinz College) at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States is a private graduate college that consists of one of the nation's top-ranked public policy schools—the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration-accredited School of Public Policy & Management—and information schools—the School of Information Systems & Management.