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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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A Place of Reflection

This chapel was stunning. If you like architecture and places of solitude, I'd definitely stop by. The woman working was so kind and told us interesting facts about the church. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This chapel was stunning. If you like architecture and places of solitude, I'd definitely stop by. The woman working was so kind and told us interesting facts about the church. We also visited about an hour before closing so we had the place to ourselves. If you start to feel overwhelmed during your adventures, stop here for a moment of... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The entrance door & entryway, windows, organ- it's all beautiful. We enjoyed a picturesque stroll from the nearby Cathedral of Learning, after visiting the Nationality Rooms. The soaring blue & multi-colored stained glass windows are definitely reminiscent of Saint Chapelle in Paris, after which we were informed this Chapel is modeled. There is a suggested nominal entry fee, but the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Hadn't been in Heinz Chapel for over 35 years but my alumnae information said it was remodeled, so I went to see. The stained glass windows are worth the trip and I was pleased to see windows for Emily Dicinson and Dorthea Dix. Worth a stop if you are visiting Pitt.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I was married here ten years ago so I might be biased, but this chapel is just beautiful. Such a special little spot in Oakland. It was not air conditioned though fyi! The stained glass and architecture are so intricate. I love to visit when I'm in the area. Don't forget to look for the little church mouse- it's carved... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

It was closed for a wedding rehearsal when we were there but ended just in time for us to enter. The stained glass windows were amazing. It's a beautiful chapel.

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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