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Heinz Memorial Chapel

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Address: 1212 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone Number: 412-624-4157
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It was closed for repairs when we were there, but the outside was pretty and it had a great view of the Cathedral of Learning across the green.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It was closed for repairs when we were there, but the outside was pretty and it had a great view of the Cathedral of Learning across the green.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Our wedding was here and everyone loved it. Gorgeous historic building with fantastic church services and Heinz Chapel Choir performances available.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Peeked in for a bit while touring Pitt's campus. The stained glass is spectacular! We spent only about 5 minutes inside, so don't plan on a long span of time...good to do along with the Nationality Rooms next door

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Incredible Chapel. Great architecture, grand stain glass windows. It was a spectacular setting for a wedding. The staff there were very helpful.

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State College
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We had been to the adjacent Cathedral of Learning before, but this was the first time I visited the rather intimate Heinz Memorial Chapel (dedicated in 1938). I was totally blown away by the stunning stained glass windows. I don't think you'll find finer ones in any European medieval church of that size. The woodwork and the stone carvings were... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Stained glass windows and peace and quiet in otherwise busy Oakland. Discover sacred beauty, and history, with an artistic flourish. A church welcoming to all, and near many other attractions and eateries. Perfect!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

My daughter graduated from the University of Pittsburgh. She also sang in the Heinz Chapel Choir. My family and I spent many happy and proud evenings there listening to this marvelous choir. My daughter was so enamored with the facility that she booked it for her wedding. It was around Christmas time, so the chapel was decorated and the pictures... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Situated on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh, the Heinz Chapel is striking from the outside. One would expect a light, airy feel inside, as well. Strangely, the effect is quite the opposite. Despite enormous stained glass windows, the interior is rather dark. While the architectural profile is of soaring spires, the interior space seems oddly claustrophobic. The windows... More 

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indiana pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I took visitors to our neighborhood on a short jaunt to Pittsburgh last fall and we wandered into Heinz Chapel just so that I could show them this beautiful chapel at the campus of the University of Pittsburgh. We were pleased to discover that there was a docent who could give us a tour of the facility. there were young... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This is a not to miss visit when at the University of Pittsburgh. a beautiful gothic masterpiece. The stained glass windows are extraordinary, but just sitting in the tranquility of the chapel in the afternoon is a great way to get in touch with your inner peace.

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Address: Address: 1212 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone Number: 412-624-4157
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > North Oakland

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