Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
(Mario Lemieux Statue)
Marion arrived here as a teenager from Montreal but quickly became one of our own, choosing to stay here, and give back to the community, exuding all of those core attributes - loyalty, dedication, humility, compassion - that make him, above all else, a Pittsburgher.
Two Stanley Cups as a player
Six Art Ross Trophies (scoring champion)
Four Lester B. Pearson Awards (outstanding player)
Three Hart Trophies (MVP)
Two Conn Smythe Trophies (MVP of playoffs)
One Calder Trophy (Rookie of the year)
One Masterson Trophy (Perseverance, dedication)
One Olympic Gold Medal
Hockey Hall of Fame
Millions of dollars for neo-natal and cancer research
Immeasurable amount of joy to the people of Pittsburgh
Bronze by Bruce Wolfe Master Sculptor
Location. 40° 26.419′ N, 79° 59.412′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Centre Avenue and Washington Place, on the right when traveling east. Statue is located outside the Consol Energy Center, Trib Total Media Gate. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15229, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Epiphany Roman Catholic Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kier Refinery (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Bell Speaks" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Local 471 American Federation of Musicians (approx. ¼ mile away); Merchants Savings & Trust Company (approx. ¼ mile away); Refining Crude Oil (approx. ¼ mile away); Pennsylvania Canal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Family Court Facility (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
Also see . . .
1. Mario Lemieux Statue – ‘Le Magnifique’ – Unveiled at CONSOL Energy Center. March 7, 2012 - NHL.com article (Submitted on December 29, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Mario Lemieux Foundation. (Submitted on December 29, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Mario Lemieux's Goal Against the North Stars. (Submitted on December 29, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 29, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 274 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on December 29, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.