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Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gulf Building

 

—Historic Landmark —

 
Gulf Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 1, 2015
1. Gulf Building Marker
Inscription. Gulf Building 1930-1932
Trowbridge & Livingston, Archs.
 
Erected 1973 by Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Location. 40° 26.543′ N, 79° 59.725′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Seventh Avenue 0.1 miles west of Grant Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Refining Crude Oil (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding Convention of the AFL (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kier Refinery (about 600 feet away); The Empty Pocket Pays (about 700 feet away); Jane Grey Swisshelm Childhood Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trinity Church Burying Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Duquesne Club (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Gulf Tower. (Submitted on June 1, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Gulf Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 1, 2015
2. Gulf Building Marker
Gulf Building Lighting image. Click for full size.
By Unknown (from Rugby Realty website)
3. Gulf Building Lighting
Gulf Building Lighting Indicators image. Click for full size.
By Kdka
4. Gulf Building Lighting Indicators
A chart to tell what the weather reads according to the Gulf Building lighting at the top of the tower. From KDKA weather website.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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