Cathedral of Learning designed by the architect Charles Klauder is listed in the National Register of Historic Places is the centerpiece of the University of Pittsburgh’s main campus. Standing at 535 feet (163 m), the 42-story Late Gothic Revival Cathedral is the tallest educational building in the Western hemisphere and the second tallest university building (fourth tallest educationally-purposed building) in the world. It is also the second tallest gothic-styled building in the world.
Phipps is one of the “greenest” facilities in the world. Its greenhouse production facility has received Platinum certification, the first and only greenhouse to be so certified. Its purpose is to educate and entertain the people of Pittsburgh with formal gardens (Roman, English, etc.) and various species of exotic plants (palm trees, succulents, bonsai, orchids, etc.)
Listed among Smithsonian‘s Life List of 28 places “to visit before you die”. Fallingwater opened a new chapter in American architecture, and is perhaps rightly considered Frank Lloyd Wright’s greatest work.