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Recurring Event Event Series: Antique Skyscrapers: Rooftops and Views

Antique Skyscrapers: Rooftops and Views

Saturday, May 14 | 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

See the city from up high! Ascend four historic Downtown skyscrapers for spectacular Pittsburgh panoramas and behind-the-scenes views. Learn the surprising stories behind these and many other multistories of yesteryear.


Mark Houser is the author of “MultiStories: 55 Antique Skyscrapers & the Business Tycoons Who Built Them” and an award-winning writer and frequent speaker on popular history, especially in his hometown of Pittsburgh. His website is HouserTalks.com.

TOUR STARTS: Koppers Building, 436 Seventh Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

TOUR ENDS: Benedum-Trees Building, 223 Fourth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

  • This is a walking tour: 1-2 miles of walking
  • There are parts of this tour that are not wheelchair-accessible
  • Restrooms are available
  • Wheelchair-accessible restrooms are available
  • Photography is allowed

BUILDINGS IN THIS TOUR: Koppers, Clark, Oliver, Benedum-Trees

NOTE: Participating buildings are subject to change under circumstances beyond the control of DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh. Please check event listings to confirm the list of buildings.

This tour is brought to you in part by The Fine Foundation, Koppers, and Dollar Bank.

Dollar Bank Logo 2021

Tour Dates:

May 14, 2022

10:00am – 12:00pm
1:00pm – 3:00pm
4:00pm – 6:00pm

May 15, 2022

10:00am – 12:00pm
1:00pm – 3:00pm

July 30, 2022

10:00am – 12:00pm
1:00pm – 3:00pm
4:00pm – 6:00pm

And remember to use #BeNebby in your social media posts before, during and after this tour!

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