Pittsburgh

What is Pittsburgh known for?


innovative power

for innovative power boating during this period. Three local yacht clubs hosted the Gold Cup Races of the American Power Boat Association for nine consecutive years. The Antique Boat Museum of Clayton (Clayton (village), New York) retains one of the world's major collections of recreational freshwater boats. As noted above, none of these prisons - with the arguable exception of the Presidio Modelo - are true Panopticons in the Benthamic sense. In some cases


popular arts

of popular arts and cultural festivals in the summertime. These range from huge, city-wide events to local neighborhood festivals, parades, studio tours, and food tastings. In addition, there are many ethnic festivals highlighting the local Greek, Italian, Irish, Scottish, German, Bulgarian and Russian communities. The events calendar of the free Pittsburgh City Paper is an excellent resource. The biggest events in Pittsburgh are the '''


gun factory

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amp special

. As a percentage of the population, Massachusetts is the most Irish state, with about a quarter of the population claiming Irish descent.


production show'

; peaks over 14,000 ft high, of which there are 53 or 54, depending upon the definition parameters — solo and during winter (a feat that had never been recorded). He has subsequently achieved this goal. Original 1927 production ''Show Boat'' premiered in New York on December 27, 1927. Ziegfeld previewed (Preview (theatre)) the production in a pre-Broadway tour from November 15 to December 19, 1927. The locations included the National Theatre (Washington, D.C.) National Theatre


classic music

received his degree in Turin under G. Wataghin with a thesis on the electronic theory of metals, and then went to Göttingen and Leipzig to study physics. One of the professors he got to know there was Werner Heisenberg. Heisenberg liked the young Italian theoretician-they shared a common interest in classic music- and treated him with an affection that Wick never forgot. Once a week, Heisenberg had invited Wick and other students to his home for spirited evenings of talk and Ping-Pong


life sweet

of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Personal life Sweet married Gladys Mitchell in 1922. She was born in Pittsburgh and had been raised in Detroit, a few miles north of Garland, and came from a prominent middle class black family. Recognizing a need for further medical training, Sweet left his practice to study in Vienna and Paris in 1923. Although he did not receive a degree, Sweet furthered his education by attending lectures given by noted physicians and scientists, including


top+natural

is the fourth ranked natural history museum in the US and has extensive dinosaur, mineral, animal, and Egyptian (Ancient Egypt) collections. The Carnegie Science Center and associated SportsWorks (Highmark SportsWorks) has interactive technology


reporting efforts

, he landed a job at Pittsburgh radio station KDKA (KDKA (AM)) in 1939. As a station reporter, he went about the region filing reports from a hot-air balloon, a U.S. Navy submarine (Submarines in the United States Navy) in the Ohio River, and from deep inside a coal mine. His early reporting efforts earned Garroway a reputation for finding a good story, even if it took him to unusual places. The "Roving


run record

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Pittsburgh

leader_title2 State House (Pennsylvania House of Representatives) leader_name2 title Representatives frame_style border:none; padding: 0; list_style text-align:left;display:none; 1 Jake Wheatley 2 Don Walko 3 Dominic Costa 4 Chelsa Wagner 5 Dan Frankel 6 Joseph Preston, Jr. 7 Dan Deasy 8 Paul Costa 9 Harry Readshaw leader_title3 State Senate (Pennsylvania State Senate) leader_name3 Jim Ferlo (D (Democratic Party (United States))) Jay Costa (D (Democratic Party (United States))) leader_title4 U.S. House (United States House of Representatives) leader_name4 Mike Doyle (Michael F. Doyle) (D (Democratic Party (United States))) established_title Settled established_date 1717 established_title1 Founded established_date1 November 27, 1758 established_title2 Municipal incorporation established_date2 April 16, 1771 (Township) April 22, 1794 (Borough) March 18, 1816 (City) founder George Washington, General John Forbes named_for "The Great Commoner": Prime Minister William Pitt (William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham) unit_pref Imperial area_total_sq_mi 58.3 area_land_sq_mi 55.5 area_water_sq_mi 2.8 area_water_percent 4.8 area_urban_sq_mi area_metro_sq_mi 5343 elevation_ft elevation_max_ft 1370 elevation_min_ft 710 population_as_of 2013 (United States Census Bureau) population_footnotes population_total 305,841 population_rank US: 62nd (List of United States cities by population) population_density_sq_mi 5540 population_urban 1,733,853 (US: 27th (List of United States urban areas)) population_metro 2,360,867 (US: 22nd (List of Metropolitan Statistical Areas)) population_blank1_title CSA (Combined statistical area) population_blank1 2,659,937 (US: 20th (List of Combined Statistical Areas)) population_blank2_title GMP (Gross metropolitan product) population_blank2 $131.3 billion (23rd (List of U.S. metropolitan areas by GDP)) population_demonym Pittsburgher or Yinzer timezone Eastern Standard Time (Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset −5 timezone_DST Eastern Daylight Time (Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset_DST −4 latd 40 latm 26 lats 30 latNS N longd 80 longm 00 longs 00 longEW W coordinates_display 8 postal_code_type ZIP Code postal_code area_code 412 (Area code 412), 724 (Area code 724), 878 (Area code 878) blank_name FIPS code (Federal Information Processing Standard) blank_info 42-61000 blank1_name GNIS feature ID (Geographic Names Information System) blank1_info 1213644 blank2_name Expressways blank2_info 22px link Interstate 279 (File:I-279.svg) 22px link Interstate 376 (File:I-376.svg) 22px link Interstate 579 (File:I-579.svg) 16px link Pennsylvania_Route_28#Pittsburgh_area (File:PA-28.svg) 16px link Pennsylvania_Route_65 (File:PA-65.svg) blank3_name Waterways blank3_info Ohio River, Monongahela River, Allegheny River, Chartiers Creek, Saw Mill Run, Becks Run Street's Run blank5_name Transit blank5_info Port Authority Transit (Port Authority of Allegheny County) blank6_name Rail blank6_info Penn Station (Union Station (Pittsburgh)) Capitol Limited (Capitol Limited (Amtrak train)), Pennsylvanian (Pennsylvanian (train)) website PittsburghPA.gov footnotes

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Aside from the steel industry, Pittsburgh also led innovations and industries in aluminum, glass, shipbuilding, petroleum, foods, appliances (home appliance), sports, transportation, computing, retail, automotive industry, and electronics. parks (Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy), research centers (RIDC), libraries (Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh), a vibrantly diverse cultural district (Cultural District, Pittsburgh) and the most bars (Bar (establishment)) per capita in the U.S.

These legacies have earned Pittsburgh the title of America's Most Livable City by ''Places Rated Almanac'', ''Forbes'', and ''The Economist'' while having ''National Geographic (National Geographic (magazine))'' and ''Today (Today (U.S. TV program))'' name the city a top world destination. Since 2004, the area has added over 3,000 hotel rooms with higher occupancy than 11 comparable cities.

Google, Uber (Uber (company)), Intel, Disney Research, IBM, Bosch (Robert Bosch GmbH), Apple (Apple Inc.), and Eaton (Eaton Corporation) are among 1,600 technology firms generating $10.8 billion in annual Pittsburgh payrolls, with the area serving as the long-time federal agency headquarters for cyber defense (CERT Coordination Center), software engineering (Software Engineering Institute), robotics (National Robotics Engineering Center), energy research (National Energy Technology Laboratory) and the nuclear navy (Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory).

The nation's fifth-largest bank (PNC Financial Services), eight Fortune 500 companies, and six of the top 300 US law firms make their global headquarters in the Pittsburgh area, while RAND (RAND Corporation), BNY Mellon (The Bank of New York Mellon), Nova (Nova Chemicals), Bayer (Bayer USA), FedEx (FedEx Ground), GSK (GlaxoSmithKline#Operations) and NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) have large regional bases that helped Pittsburgh become the sixth-best area for U.S. job growth.

A leader in environmental design (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) the city is home to 60 total and 10 of the world's first green buildings, even as billions have recently been invested in the area's Marcellus (Marcellus Formation#Economic impact) energy renaissance.

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