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Integrated, Permanent



Midtown Towers Relief

1907


Artist Unknown



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The façade of this building features reliefs of people with Pittsburgh connections. On the second story are portraits of: Teddy Roosevelt; Andrew Carnegie; George Guthrie, Mayor of Pittsburgh from 1906 to 1909; Mattew Quay, United States Senator from Pennsylvania from 1897 to 1899; songwriter Stephen Foster; William Pitt, the British Prime Minister for whom Pittsburgh is named; George Washington, who fought in Pittsburgh during the French Indian War; William Penn; Mary Schenley, whose family land was donated to create Schenley Park; and H.D.W. English, former head of Pittsburgh’s Chamber of Commerce. 

Artist Unknown