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Address: Stanwix St. and 4th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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The Glass Palace

While PPG Place is a fantastic glass structure worth a look-see on it's own, the immediate area of Market Square is a place to linger. Have lunch with a friend or grab a beverage... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jonna H
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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645 reviews
280 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This beautiful building dominates the skyline in the Point State Park section of Pittsburgh. I believe it's one of the first skyscrapers of the modern age and is sight to behold. Market square is at the foot of this building so you can take it all in while enjoying food/drink.

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Thank rduinc
Toronto
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693 reviews
229 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 544 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a building that was made to serve as headquarters for the Pittsburg Plate Glass (PPG) company. Not surprising, glass is the prominent feature of the building, as well as the numerous glass spires. The square where the building is located features a large fountain. The building is also very impressive when seen from Mount Washington, especially at night.

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Thank TorontoMusicman
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While PPG Place is a fantastic glass structure worth a look-see on it's own, the immediate area of Market Square is a place to linger. Have lunch with a friend or grab a beverage and a book and stay the entire afternoon if you wish. You can even cool off in the fountain if you need to.

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Thank Jonna H
Glen Allen, Virginia
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101 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

From the moment we spotted this on the horizon my children declared it a crystal castle and we HAD to visit. The next few hours were consumed with running in and out of the dancing fountains. a great place to just sit and people watch.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Small, but busy outdoor ice skating rink that surrounds a hugh lighted Tree. In addition the PPG buildings are all glass and the inside is beautifully decorated for the holidays.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I was there enjoying a fun evening with friends! We enjoyed the, "Santas from around the world" exhibit. It was AMAZING! We saw sooo many beautiful things! It was not only fun, but educational. A WONDERFUL thing for families to do, while in Downtown, Pittsburgh. It also happened to be a VERY warm December day! We were running around without... More 

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Purcellville, Virginia
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73 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

The glass buildings were easy to spot from blocks away as their gothic style is quite distinctive. The all-glass exterior is stunning, but not surprising for a place named after Pittsburgh Plate Glass. Not a lot to do here other than admire the architecture and some shopping. I understand there's ice skating in winter, however.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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235 reviews
128 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Our visit was just after Christmas, so that meant the ice rink was up. We didn't rent skates because we didn't want to use up all of our energy before the Steelers game, but it was most enjoyable watching people enjoying the ice. It was so cute when the little Zamboni came out to clean the ice. It made us... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

If you live in Pittsburgh (or the surrounding area) and have never gone into town and seen PPG Place, you are missing out! If you are a visitor to the City of Pittsburgh grab your camera and get going! Take pictures and make memories!

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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907 reviews
563 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

The black glass environment of this square is really fantastic. Toners of glass all around you. As if you are on another planet. It feels wierd and is very good spot for pictures.

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